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Serapias olbia
Verguin 1908

Synonyms: Serapias cordigera subsp. olbia, Serapias gregaria
Common names: Sérapias de Provence, Provence tongue orchid, Hybrid Serapias, Züdfranzösischer Zungenstendel, Côte-d'Azur-Zungenstendel

Serapias olbia is a relatively spindly plant. At the hypochile base, a divided purple callus bearing parallel crests allows its identification.

The helmet may also be coloured. The epichile is rather wide and generally backfolded.

Flowering from April to May.