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Epipactus tremolsii

Epipactus de Tremols

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

9-12 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

40-60 cm

Description

Full name is Epipactus helleborine subsp. tremolsii, this plant has a robust, dense, hairy flower stalk. The upper leaves are situated in between the flowers.

Open mixed oak and pine woodland.

Flowers

The dark red flowers open partially, the petals and sepals are incurved. The centre of the labellum is glossy, brown to crimson, the base of the labellum is heart-shaped with pronounced wrinkled bosses.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Lower leaves: oval, broad, undulated, held upright and close together, olive green.
Upper leaves: much narrower, long, wider in the middle, pointed.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: with numerous tiny seeds.

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