Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Orchis intacta Link

Family : ORCHIDACEAE

Genus : Orchis

Orchis intacta Link

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

    Distribution in the islands : Formentera. Ibiza. Mallorca.

    General distribution : Mediterranean

    Flowering time : March. April. May. June.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Pine woodlands and garriques.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : An orchid with very characteristic purple coloured spots, mainly present on the leaves. The basal leaves are widely lanceolated, with the upper leaves smaller and hugging the stem. The flowers are small and white, with brushes of purple, and usually all are oriented to the same side.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra