Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Serapias cordigera L.

Family : ORCHIDACEAE

Genus : Serapias

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands. Gerona.

    Distribution in the islands : Minorca.

    General distribution : Mediterranean

    Flowering time : March. April. May. June.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Therophytics communities.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : Serapias cordigera has a wide and cordiforme labellum, purple coloured; this distinguishes it from other species of the genus, the rest have a narrower labellum. In the most interior portion of the labellum are two divergent callosities; Serapias lingua only has one. Lives on siliceous soils and flowers from April until June.

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