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Neotinea lactea

Synonyms: Neotinea corsica, Orchis acuminata, Orchis corsica, Orchis hanrii, Orchis lactea, Orchis lactea var. hanrii, Orchis tenoreana, Orchis tridentata subsp. lactea
Common names: Orchis couleur de lait, Orchis lacté, Milky orchid, Milchweisses Knabenkraut

Neotinea lactea is a robust plant looking like Neotinea tridentata but showing a more elongated spike and particularly a dark green-striped helmet. The lip is slighly to clearly geniculate and displays very contrasted purple spots.

Flowering season lasts from April to May.