Serapias

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Serapias
Serapias istriaca.jpg
Serapias istriaca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Tribe: Orchideae
Subtribe: Orchidinae
Genus: Serapias
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Serapias is a genus of terrestrial orchids that can be found all over southern Europe to Asia Minor. The genus was named after Serapis, a syncretic Hellenistic-Egyptian god in Antiquity. Serapias have spurless flowers and usually go dormant during the winter seasons.

Species[edit]

Natural hybrids[edit]

  • Serapias × albertii (S. neglecta × S. vomeracea)
  • Serapias × ambigua (S. cordigera × S. lingua)
  • Serapias × ambigua nothosubsp ambigua (S. cordigera × S. lingua)
  • Serapias × ambigua nothosubsp panormosana (S. cordigera subsp. cretica × S. lingua)
  • Serapias × cypria (S. bergonii × S. orientalis subsp. levantina)
  • Serapias × euxina (S. bergonii × S. orientalis)
  • Serapias × garganica (S. orientalis × S. vomeracea)
  • Serapias × godferyi (S. cordigera × S. neglecta)
  • Serapias × halacsyana (S. bergonii × S. cordigera)
  • Serapias × halicarnassia (S. bergonii × S. orientalis subsp. carica)
  • Serapias × intermedia (S. lingua × S. vomeracea)
  • Serapias × kelleri (S. cordigera × S. vomeracea)
  • Serapias × lupiensis (S. lingua × S. politisii)
  • Serapias × meridionalis (S. lingua × S. neglecta)
  • Serapias × oulmesiaca (S. lingua × S. cordigera subsp. cordigera)
  • Serapias × provincialis (S. cordigera × S. olbia)
  • Serapias × pulae (S. istriaca × S. lingua)
  • Serapias × rainei (S. cordigera × S. parviflora)
  • Serapias × todaroi (S. lingua × S. parviflora)
  • Serapias × walravensiana (S. orientalis subsp. carica × S. lingua)

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Serapias at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Serapias at Wikispecies