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Himantoglossum robertianum (Loisel.) Delforge, 1999

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Himantoglossum robertianum (Loisel.) Delforge, 1999
Common names: Giant Orchid [En], Orchis géant, Orchis à longues bractées [Fr], Reuzenorchis [Nl], Riesenknabenkraut [De], Orchidea di Robert [It], Orquídea gigante, Orquídea de largas brácteas [Es], Άγρια Ορχιδέα, Γιγαντορχιδέα [Gr]

Aperi, Karpathos ● Greece

Description: Robust plant from 15 to 80 cm. It has two (sometimes three) more or less ovoid bulbs. The stalk is striated longitudinally. Basal leaves in rosette (5 to 10 leaves), light green, broad, fleshy, bright, with parallel veins. Inflorescence is a spike, first pyramid rather then rather cylindrical. Numerous linear bracts crenate and may reach 3 cm. Ram flowers facing down.

Biology: Flowering from January to April.

Habitat: limestone soil; scrublands, grassy places, weeds, forest clearings, slopes, roadsides.

Distribution: Mediterranean Region.

References:
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