Orchis spuria Rchb.f. 1849 Photo by L'herbier en photos' photostream Flickr Website


Common Name The False Orchis

Flower Size

Found in Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Italy as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial that is a natural hybrid between O. antropophora O. militaris which blooms in the later spring

Synonyms Orchiaceras spuria (Rchb.f.) E.G.Camus 1892; Orchiaceras weddellii E.G.Camus 1892; Orchis jamainii Rouy 1912; Orchis macra W.D.J.Koch 1844

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