Synonyms : Orchis palustris Jacq. subsp. robusta (Stephenson) Sundermann.
Province distribution : Balearic Islands.
Distribution in the islands : Mallorca.
Flowering time : June. July.
Life-forms : Geophyte.
Habitat : Marshes and herbaceous communities in humid soils. Albufera of Mallorca.
Plants protected by law : Balearic Catalogue.
IUCN Category : Vulnerable
Characteristics : An orquid that inhabits wet areas close to the sea, can be found in flooded areas or alongside the borders. It is relatively large, can reach up to more than a half meter in height. Has raceme of purple flowers with a pointed labellum with a more less horizontal spur. In the islands it can be found in s¿Albufera de Muro. Flowers at the end of spring to the beginning of summer.