Fam: Orchidaceae Lindl.
Genus: Orchis L.
Orchis tridentata Scop.
Fl. Cam. ed. 2,11 (1772) 190; O.taurica Lindl. Orch. (1830—40) 271; Hayek Prodr. Fl. Penins. Balc. Ill (1933) 388
English Name: Toothed Orchid
Photo: Pryce Buckle
Description:Plants high 10 – 30 cm. The helmet is reddish brown to black. The lip is white or light pink. The petals are conical, but without delicate tip.
Flowering Time: April - June
Reference: “Flora of Republic Bulgaria”, vol. II, Bulg. Acad. Sci. Sofia, (1964)
Distribution in Bulgaria All of Bulgaria. Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc
Distribution: Europe to central Russia. Orchis tridentata (Three-toothed orchid) is a species of orchid found in southern Europe from Spain to Turkey and Lebanon; northwards to the Crimea, Poland and Germany. This orchid favors grassy places, woodland,
Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by the Biodiversity Law. Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие
Photo(s) taken on May, 18. 2005, Iskar Gorge & Lakatnik
Medical plant: http://lex.bg/laws/ldoc/2134916096
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