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Neotinea tridentata


Herbaceous perennial plant reaching 15–30 cm, with 2 oval tubers. Inflorescence rotundate–oblong or ovate. Bracts membranous, lanceolate. Flowers pink or pinkish–purple, with dark veins. External perianth segments forming a cassis. Labellum dark-asperse, deeply 3–lobate with obcordate central lobe. Very ornamental plant.
Flowering April - June.

Common names
Three-toothed orchid
Synonyms
Orchis tridentata, Neotinea tridentata (Scop.) R.M.Bateman, Pridgeon & M.W.Chase
Conservation status
CITES-listed species
Records
This species has been reported 6 times with a total of 2019 specimens recorded.
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