Orchis patens Desf. 1799 Photo by Emil Rechsteiner and his The Neue Fotos von Emil Rechsteiner Website

Flower Closeup Photo by Peter H. Peeters and his The Orchidaceae Website

Part SunWarm CoolSpring

Common Name The Wide Open Orchis

Flower Size

Found in Italy, Algeria, Tunisia and the Canary Islands as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Androrchis patens (Desf.) D.Tyteca & E.Klein 2008; Barlia patens (Desf.) Szlach. 2001; Orchis brevicornis Viv. 1804; Orchis brevicornis var. panormitana (Tineo) Nyman 1882;Orchis kelleri Hunz. ex G.Keller & So 1932; Orchis panormitana Tineo 1844; Orchis patens subsp. brevicornis (Viv.) K.Richt. 1890; Orchis patens var. brevicornis (Viv.) Rchb.f. 1851

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 55 # 1 1986 photo fide;

Orchis patens subsp. canariensis (Lindl.) Asch. & Graebn. 1907

A pale flowered species endemic to the Canary Islands.

Synonyms Androrchis canariensis (Lindl.) D.Tyteca & E.Klein 2008; Barlia canariensis (Lindl.) Szlach. 2001; Orchis canariensis Lindl. 1835; Orchis patens subsp. canariensis (Lindl.) Asch. & Graebn. 1907;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 55 # 1 1986 as Orchis canariensis photo fide

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