Serapias lingua ssp. duriaei (Rchb. ex Batt.) So├│

Common name

English: Tongue orchid

German: Einschwielige Zungenstendel

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Orchidales (26)

        Family: Orchidaceae (26) (family description)

          Genus: Serapias (2)

           Epithet: lingua L. (2)

             Subspecies: duriaei (Rchb. ex Batt.) So├│

duriaei => in honor of Michel Charles Durieu de. Maisonneuve (1796ÔÇô1878), french botanist

lingua => tongue-shaped

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple

External links

Check for Serapias lingua at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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