Ssp dielsiana: Horanta salebi; Ssp dinsmorei : Nur salebi; Ssp laxiflora: Salep sümbülü
Vegetative characters similar to O. palustris. Centre of labellum whitish without spots; lateral lobes always strongly reflexed ; middle lobe absent or minute, thus having a distinct recess between the lateral lobes. Spur c. half as long as ovary, often flattened and slightly notched at apex. Fl. 4-5. Wet meadows and marshes, s.l.-1400 m.
W. & C. Europe N. to Channel Is., Mediterranean area. Medit. element.