Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu
Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu,<ref>Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden | Name — Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu; (Poir.) H. Kretzschmar, Eccarius & H. Dietr. . accessed 12.24.2013</ref> formerly classified as Anacamptis longicornu, is a subspecies of orchid.<ref>Swiss Orchid Foundation: Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu . accessed 12.24.2013</ref> It is found in southern Europe and western North Africa.
This orchid's flowers are white, lavender, and purple; with a middle lob that is white with purple spots. In contrast to the nominate subspecies, Anacamptis morio subsp. morio, Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu has a very long spur which is directed upwards.
Its bloom period is from February to May.
It is native to the western Mediterranean region, including:
- Balearic Islands
- France — Garrigue and Maquis shrublands.
- Italy — Matorral shrublands.
- Albiflora.eu: Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu