Orchis mascula

 

Orchis mascula

 

subsp longicalcarata: Er salebisubsp. pinetorum: Çam salebi
 
 
Plant 20-40 cm. Stem slender, often flexuous. Basal leaves 4-6, obovate to oblong, spreading, c. 8-12 x 1.5-3 cm, shining-green, unspotted . Spike cylindrical, lax, many-flowered. Flowers mauve to red. Sepals obtuse, lateral ones spreading to reflexed. Labellum 3-lobed, convex, with few darker dots near base or undotted; middle lobe elongate, clearly exceeding the ovate lateral lobes, reniform to nearly 2-lobed. Spur slightly curved upwards, ± dilated at tip, ± equalling ovary. Fl. 5-6. Glades and edges of coniferous forest, Fagus forest, Quercus scrub, 150-2400 m.
Lebanon, Anti-Lebanon; possibly also in Greece, Aegean, Cyprus, Palestine, Latakia? E. Medit. element. 
 
 
1
  • 183
  • 4
  • 0
2
  • 171
  • 2
  • 0
3
  • 169
  • 1
  • 0
ssp. pinetorum
  • 190
  • 1
  • 0
subsp. mascula
  • 115
  • 0
  • 0
subsp. mascula
  • 117
  • 0
  • 0
subsp. mascula
  • 120
  • 0
  • 0
subsp. mascula
  • 137
  • 0
  • 0
subsp. mascula
  • 138
  • 0
  • 0
subsp. mascula
  • 129
  • 0
  • 0
subsp. pinetorum
  • 145
  • 2
  • 0