Genus:
Serapias L.

Serapias vomeracea (Burm.f.) Briq.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Central & S. Europe to Cyprus, NW. Morocco.

[O-EM]
Distribution

South Europe.

General Description

Tubers 2, ovoid, sessile. Stem (5-)10-55 cm, with green, unspotted basal sheaths. Spike 2- to 10-flowered; bracts pale red with darker veins. Flowers 15-30 mm; perianth-segments subequal, pale red, with darker veins, the outer lanceolate, acuminate, free at apex, the inner ovate- lanceolate. Labellum 1« times as long as the other segments, with 2 pale, slightly divergent ridges at base; lateral lobes rounded, sometimes erect, reddish black distally, partly hidden by galea; epichile triangular-lanceolate, acute, narrowed at base, narrower than hypochile, hairy reddish or brownish, rarely white.

Habitat

Woodland, scrub and grassland.

Native to:

Albania, Bulgaria, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., France, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Morocco, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

English
Long-lipped Serapias

Serapias vomeracea (Burm.f.) Briq. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Praed, C.W.M., France 19436.000 No
Cumberlege [1502], Greece 27630.000 No
Banks, C., Israel 27833.000 No
Cribb, P. [208], Italy 29047.277 No
Watson, J.M. [39], Lebanon 2995.000 No
Watson, J.M. [40], Lebanon 2996.000 No
Wood, J.J. [331], Italy 40600.000 No
Cribb, P. [208], Italy 40605.000 No
Cribb, P. [208], Italy 40621.000 No
Joseph, J. [292], Spain 48332.000 No
Watson, J.M. [41], Lebanon 5785.000 No
Watson, J.M. [42], Lebanon 5786.000 No
Johnson, M.A.T. [s.n.], Cyprus K000396272 No
Heldreich, De [s.n.], Greece Serapias longipetala K000364003 Yes
Calvert [843], Turkey Serapias longipetala K000364004 Yes
Mauri, H.H.S. [s.n.] Serapias longipetala K000364001 Yes
Steven [s.n.] Serapias longipetala K000364002 Yes

First published in Prodr. Fl. Corse 1: 378 (1910)

Accepted by

  • Aedo, C. (2006 publ. 2007). Is Allium ebusitanum (Alliaceae) an endemic species of Ibiza?. Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 63: 121-130.
  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • G.I.R.O.S. (2009). Orchidee d'Italia: 1-303. Il Castello srl, Italy.
  • Galán Cela, P. & Gamarra, R. (2003). Check List of the Iberian and Balearic Orchids 2. Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 60: 309-329.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Living Collection Database

    Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Science Photographs

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  • Orchideae: e-monocot.org

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