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Anacamptis coriophora

Perennial herbaceous plant with oval or oblong tubers. Stems are 20-40 cm high. The leaves are linear, linear-lanceolate or lanceolate, numerous, standing straight up, most at the base.
Inflorescence are prolonged-cylindrical. The bracts are tunicate, linear-lanceolate. The flowers are small in brown-purple. The petals are pointed, gathered in a solid beak-shaped helmet. The labellum is bent down and backwards, trilobed, olive green colour, at the base whitish with purple spots. The spur is pointy, bend downwards, shorter than the ovary.
This orchid blooms from May to July. The flowers are abundant in nectar and usually many are pollinated.

Common names
Bug orchid
Orchis coriophora, Anacamptis coriophora (L.) R.M.Bateman, Pridgeon & M.W.Chase
Conservation status
CITES-listed species
This species has been reported 31 times with a total of 4243 specimens recorded.
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