Cephalanthera longifolia ~ Sword-Leaved Helleborine

Cephalanthera longifolia ~ Sword-Leaved Helleborine

اوركيد اوراق السيف

FAMILY: ORCHIDACEAE

Perennial, 15-50 cm long, with rhizomatous rootstocks

Leaves: Upper leaves up to 8 cm long, elliptic to lanceolate; lower leaves up to 12 cm long, lanceolate

Flowers: White, 1-1.5 cm wide, ampanulate, arranged in a flowering stalk, 5-15 cm long; petals and sepals have similar colour and size, 1-1.5 cm long

Flowering: April-May

Habitat: Forests in Ajloun, Salt and Amman (Al-Hashimiyah)



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