Catalan common name : Orquídia de tardor.
Spanish common name : Trenzas de muchacha.
Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castellón. Gerona. Tarragona.
Distribution in the islands : Formentera. Ibiza. Mallorca. Minorca.
General distribution : Some regions
Flowering time : September. October. November.
Life-forms : Geophyte.
Habitat : Stony and dry soils.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : This is one of the few orchids that flower in autumn. Its inflorescence is very chararctersitic since the flowers, which are small and yellowish, form a spiral on the leaf-stalk.