Cephalanthera schaberi H.Baumann 1980 Photo by Jan Van Lent and his The Orchid Paradise: Lesvos A Hornets Nest

Deep shade

Common Name Schaber's Cephalanthera

Flower Size

Found in Turkey and Lesbos as a natural hybrid between C longifolia and C epipactoides.

I have no way of personally veryifing this determination. It is very possible that this orchid is C schultzei [C damasonium and C longifolia] as well as all the potential parents are found on Lesbos where the plant was found.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000;