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Orchis italica, commonly known as the naked man orchid or the Italian orchid, is a species of orchid native to the Mediterranean. It gets its common name from the lobed lip (labellum) of each flower which mimics the general shape of a naked man. It prefers partial shade and low nutrient soil and flowers in April. It was spotted near Vrinena village, Othrys mountain, Greece.
Spotted on Apr 23, 2018
Submitted on Jul 10, 2018
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