Orchis cazorlensis Lacaita 1930

Photo courtesy of Pascal Pernot and the Orchids of France and Europe

Part sunCool to Cold LATER Spring

O mascula Group

Common Name The Cazorla Orchis [Mountains in central and southern Spain]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

A Spanish small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid occuring in open woodlands with mostly pine at elevations of 900 to 1900 meters with a slender stem carrying 2 to 6, basal, rarely erect, oval-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the later spring on an erect, terminal, 8 to 25 flowered, racemose inflorescence.

Synonyms Androrchis spitzelii subsp. cazorlensis (Lacaita) D.Tyteca & E.Klein 2008; Barlia cazorlensis (Lacaita) Szlach. 2001; Orchis laxiflora subsp. cazorlensis (Lacaita) O.BolÚs & Vigo 2001; Orchis spitzelii subsp. cazorlensis (Lacaita) D.Rivera & Lopez Velez 1987

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East Delforge 2005