Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

Àrea de Botànica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears

Orchis mascula L.

Family : ORCHIDACEAE

Genus : Orchis

    Spanish common name : Satiricón manchado.

    Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castellón. Gerona. Lérida. Tarragona. Valencia.

    Distribution in the islands : Mallorca.

    General distribution : Some regions

    Flowering time : March. April. May. June. July.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Mountains.

    Uses and properties : Aphrodisiac. Edible or foodstuffs. Medicinal. Symbolic uses.

    IUCN Category : Vulnerable

    Characteristics : An orchid with rose or purple coloured flowers, labellum with darker spots, with a large spur that arcs towards the top of the plant. Leaves are narrow and can also be spotted. Flowers at the end of the spring and the beginning of summer.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra