Similar to O. quadripunctata, but spike lax, 5-10-flowered; bracts nearly equalling ovary; flowers large, rose-purple, seldom white, with purple dots and lines in centre of labellum; sepals 7-11 x 3.5-4 mm, spreading or ± reflexed, ovate-obtuse; labellum ovate, c. 10-15 mm, 3-lobed, cuneate at base; lateral lobes obliquely rhombic, truncate, middle lobe ± rectangular to cuneate-oblong, truncate or slightly emarginate. Spur with distinctly dilated orifice, slender, longer than ovary, to 3 cm, ± directed upwards with up-curved tip. Fl. 3-5. Macchie, scrub, Pinus forest, s.l. -1650 m.
Greece, Aegean, Cyprus, Latakia, Lebanon, N. Iraq, N.W. Iran. E. Medit. element.