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Template:Italic title Template:Taxobox Orchis italica, commonly known as the naked man orchid or the Italian orchid, is a species of orchid native to the Mediterranean.<ref name = qfarms>Template:Cite web</ref> They are widely popular for their petals looking like naked men. It prefers partial shade and low nutrient soil and flowers in April. O. italica grows up to Template:Convert in height, with bright pink, densely clustered flowers. They are found commonly and widespread in the Mediterranean in large clusters.<ref name = first>[1] Orchis italica - Naked Man Orchid, Italian Orchid First-Nature.com</ref>

Orchis italica
Habitus - Toscana

Distribution

Orchis italica is native to southwestern Europe (Balearic Islands, Portugal, Sardinia, and Spain), southeastern Europe (Albania, Greece, Italy, Crete, Sicily, and countries of the former Yugoslavia), western Asia (Cyprus, the East Aegean Islands, Lebanon, Syria, Israel, Palestinian Territories and Turkey), and northern Africa (Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia).<ref name=WCSP>Template:WCSP</ref>

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