Orchis patens

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Orchis patens
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Flower of Orchis patens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchidae
Subtribe: Orchidinae
Alliance: Orchis
Genus: Orchis
Species: O. patens
Binomial name
Orchis patens

Orchis patens is a species of orchid found from the central Mediterranean to northwestern Africa.

Two subspecies are recognized by the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families:[1]

  • Orchis patens subsp. canariensis (Lindl.) Asch. & Graebn. – endemic to the Canary Islands
  • Orchis patens subsp. patens


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