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Serapias parviflora

Synonyms: Serapias elongata, Serapias mascaensis, Serapias occultata, Serapias parviflora subsp. mascaensis
Common names: Sérapias à petites fleurs, Lesser tongue-orchid, Small-flowered tongue orchid, Kleinblütiger Zungenstendel

Serapias parviflora is a small plant.

Bracts are as long as flowers. Its small and brown-red epichile is clearly distinctive.

This is a mediterranean littoral species, generally fertilizing through an autogamous way and blooming from April to May.

S. parviflora is a protected species on the whole French territory.