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 canariensis (Lindl.) D.Tyteca & E.Klein 2008; Androrchis patens (Desf.) D.Tyteca & E.Klein 2008; Barlia canariensis (Lindl.) Szlach. 2001; Barlia patens (Desf.) Szlach. 2001; Orchis brevicornis Viv. 1804; Orchis brevicornis var. panormitana (Tineo) Nyman 1882; Orchis canariensis Lindl. 1835; Orchis kelleri Hunz. ex G.Keller & So 1932; Orchis panormitana Tineo 1844; Orchis patens subsp. brevicornis (Viv.) K.Richt. 1890; Orchis patens subsp. canariensis (Lindl.) Asch. & Graebn. 1907; Orchis patens var. brevicornis (Viv.) Rchb.f. 1851

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

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