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Serapias cordigera

Sérapias en coeur
Heart-flowered Orchid

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Plant family

Area

Les Maures

Flower colour

red

Flower size

lip 20-35 mm

Flowering months

April,

May

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

15-40 cm

Description

Open woodland, damp habitat.

A tuberous perennial.

Flowers

Flowers are reddish-purple on the outside, hairy inside the throat. An orchid with a deep red, heart-shaped lip. Up to 10 flowers on a spike.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long, wider in the middle, pointed.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: containing many seeds.

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