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Himantoglossum robertianum

Himantoglossum robertianum

Description:

Is a robust plant, with two (sometimes three) more or less ovoid bulbs, its trunk thick stalk striated longitudinally. Its height may vary from 15 to 80 cm, but most of the time not exceeding 50 cm. Basal leaves in rosette (5 to 10 leaves), light green, broad, fleshy, bright, with parallel veins. Cauline leaves that hug the trunk. Inflorescence is a spike, first pyramid rather then rather cylindrical. Numerous linear bracts crenate and may reach 3 cm. Ram flowers facing down

Habitat:

Perennial plant that is distributed throughout the Mediterranean which was originally developed on limestone soil: scrublands, grassy places, weeds, forest clearings, slopes, roadsides

Notes:

so big this one!!

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2 Comments

PatriciaPi
PatriciaPi 5 years ago

estas son las mas típicas!!! no son de montaña, de echo son las que mas se ven por aquí, son super altas, como unos 50 cm, y son las primeras que aparecen, en feb-marzo

The MnMs
The MnMs 5 years ago

Nunca las habia visto! son mas de montaña? Tambien preciosas!

PatriciaPi
Spotted by
PatriciaPi

Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Lat: 38.65, Long: 0.07

Spotted on Mar 1, 2014
Submitted on Mar 18, 2014

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