Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Orchis italica Poiret

Family : ORCHIDACEAE

Genus : Orchis

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

    Distribution in the islands : Ibiza. Mallorca.

    General distribution : South Mediterranean

    Flowering time : February. March. April. May.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Garriques.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : An orchid that is easy to differentiate by its great size and by its basal leaves with a very marked undulate contour. Flowers are grouped forming a conical inflorescence, a deep lilac colour. The labellum is very lobate, the laterals sharp and the central one is deltoid and deeply divided into two secondary lobules separated by a tooth.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra