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Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Orchidaceae
Tribe  Orchideae
Higher classification  Anacamptis morio
Order  Asparagales
Subfamily  Orchidoideae
Subtribe  Orchidinae
Rank  Subspecies
Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu Anacamptis morio subsp longicornu albiflora
Scientific name  Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu
Similar  Orchids, Anacamptis, Anacamptis morio, Anacamptis papilionacea, Orchis champagneuxii

Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu, formerly classified as Anacamptis longicornu, is a subspecies of orchid. It is found in southern Europe and western North Africa.

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Description

Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu

This orchid's flowers are white, lavender, and purple; with a middle lob that is white with purple spots. In contrast to the main species, Anacamptis morio, Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu has a very long spur which is directed upwards.

Its bloom period is from February to May.

Distribution

Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu is found in dry grassland, meadows, and pastures, on calcareous soils.

It is native to the western Mediterranean region, including:

  • Balearic Islands
  • Mallorca
  • France — Garrigue and Maquis shrublands.
  • Corsica
  • Italy — Matorral shrublands.
  • Sardinia
  • Sicily
  • Algeria
  • Tunisia

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    References

    Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu Wikipedia


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