Anacamptis boryi (Rchb.f.) R.M.Bateman, Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 1997 Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Photo Website

Common Name Bory's Anacamptis [French Botanist 1800's]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Greece and Crete in short grasslands, garrigue, maquis and open woodlands at elevations up to 1300 meters as a small to just medium sizeed, cool to cold growing terrestrial with 4 to 9, in a basal rosette, cauline leaves and a few smaller bracts-like leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, short, lax, apical flowers firsts, 5 to 20 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Herorchis boryi (Rchb.f.) D.Tyteca & E.Klein 2008 ; *Orchis boryi Rchb.f. 1851; Orchis boryi var. alba C.Alibertis & A.Alibertis 1989; Orchis morio subsp. boryi (Rchb.f.) So ; Orchis quadripunctata var. boryi (Rchb.f.) Nyman 1882

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 55 No 1 1986 photo; Orchids of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East Delforge 2005

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