Orchis laeta Steinh. 1838

Plant and Flowers in situ Algeria Photos by © H Baumann and E Vela and The Swiss Orchid Society at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part SunCool Spring

Common Name The Luxurious Blooming Orchis

Flower Size

Found in Algeria and Tunisia at elevations around 198 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial and blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Androrchis blidana (B.Baumann & H.Baumann) W.Foelsche & Jakely 2009; Androrchis laeta (Steinh.) D.Tyteca & E.Klein 2008; Orchis blidana B.Baumann & H.Baumann 1980; Orchis hanrici Hénon 1846; Orchis pauciflora subsp. laeta (Steinh.) Kreutz 2004; Orchis provincialis var. laeta (Steinh.) Maire & Weiller 1959 publ. 1960

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