Orchis penzigiana A.Camus 1928 Photo by H. Kretzschmar The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name Penzig's Orchis

Flower Size

Found in Spain, France, Sardinia, Italy, Yugoslavia, eastern Russia and the Trancauscus as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial that is a natural hybrid between O. mascula O. provincialis which blooms in the later spring

The orchid in the photo above is the variety Orchis penzigiana nothosubsp. jailae

Synonyms Androrchis jailae (So) W.Foelsche & Jakely 2009; Androrchis penzigiana (A.Camus) W.Foelsche & Jakely 2009; Androrchis sardoa (Scrugli & M.P.Grasso) W.Foelsche & Jakely 2009; Orchis jailae So 1932; Orchis penzigiana nothosubsp. jailae (So) H.Kretzschmar, Eccarius & H.Dietr. 2007; Orchis penzigiana nothosubsp. sardoa Scrugli & M.P.Grasso 1988; Orchis sardoa (Scrugli & M.P.Grasso) Scrugli, A.Musacchio, D'Emerico, Pellegrino & Cozz 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ;