Anacamptis cyrenaica (E.A.Durand & Barratte) H.Kretzschmar, Eccarius & H.Dietr. 2007

Plant and Flowers in situ Libya Photos by H. Baumann and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Cyprus Anacamptis

Flower Size

Found in northeastern Libya at elevations around 484 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the early spring

Synonyms Anacamptis papilionacea var. cyrenaica (E.A.Durand & Barrette) 2005; Dactylorhiza cyrenaica (E.A.Durand & Barratte) Hautz. 1979 publ. 1980; Herorchis cyrenaica (E.A.Durand & Barratte) D.Tyteca & E.Klein 2008; *Orchis cyrenaica E.A.Durand & Barratte 1910; Orchis melchifafii Hautz. 1979 publ. 1980; Orchis papilionacea var. cyrenaica (E.A.Durand & Barratte) P.Delforge 2000; Vermeulenia cyrenaica (E.A.Durand & Barratte) P.Delforge 2009; Vermeulenia papilionacea var. cyrenaica (E.A.Durand & Barratte) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 55 #1 1986 as Orchis saccata subsp cyrenaica; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 as Orchis melchafafi