Orchis x macra Lindley 1835 Photo by R Selig and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Large Orchis

Flower Size

Found in Spain, France, Germany and the Netherlands at elevations around 50 to 600 meters as a medium sized cold growing terrestrial that is a natural hybrid between O. antropophora O. purpurea and blooms in the later spring

Synonyms Orchiaceras macra (Lindl.) E.G.Camus 1908; Orchiaceras meilsheimeri (Rouy) P.Fourn. 1928; Orchis meilsheimeri Rouy 1912;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 52 #5 1983 as X Orchiaceras melsheimeri photo fide;