Orchis bivonae Tod. 1840

Plant and Flowers in situ Italy Photos by H. Kretzschmar and The Swiss Orchid Society at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name Bivona's Orchis [Sicilian Botanist 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in Portugal, Italy, Sicily and the eastern Aegean Islands as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial that is a natural hybrid between O. antropophora O. italica and blooms in the later spring on an erect, terminal, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Orchiaceras bivonae (Tod.) So 1931; Orchiaceras bivonae nothovar. henriquesea (J.A.Guim.) Malato-Beliz 1984; Orchiaceras henriquesea (J.A.Guim.) E.G.Camus 1908; Orchis cerii Guadagno 1922 publ. 1923; Orchis henriquesea J.A.Guim. 1887; Orchis longicruris subsp. bivonae (Tod.) Nyman 1882; Orchis todaroi Lojac. 1909

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 52 #5 1983 as Orchiacseras bivonae photo fide;