Orchis adenocheila Czerniak. 1924 Photo by Jany Renz and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part SunCold Spring

Common Name The Gland Like Lip Orchis

Flower Size

Found in the southeastern Transcaucasus and northern Iran at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a short stem carrying a whorl of 3 to 5, sessile, elliptic, keeled, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, 8" [20 cm] long, several to many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Orchis militaris lusus adenocheila (Czerniak.) Hautz. 1976; Orchis punctulata subsp. adenocheila (Czerniak.) Aver. 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 39 2000 as Barlia metlesicsiana ;