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Himantoglossum robertianum

Himantoglossum robertianum


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


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


#4 pollinator, Rhodanthidium sticticum

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XemaRomero 9 years ago

Cachis!!, se despista uno unos años y cambian todo!

PatriciaPi 9 years ago

Hola Xema, si, lo se, antes se llamaba Barlia robertiana, pero le han cambiado el nombre....

XemaRomero 9 years ago

for me is known as Barlia robertiana...

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Calpe/Calp, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on Mar 16, 2012
Submitted on Mar 16, 2012

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