Photos above - Man orchids in France.

Man orchid


Homme pendu

Presence in France. See link below.

Height. 10cm - 40cm

Leaves. Oblong, keeled, shiny green. Upper leaves smaller and bract like.

Flowers. Greenish yellow usually with redish margins and streaks. Borne on a spike and manakin like, sepals and petals forming a tight hood. Lip pendent forming the shape of a person with arms and legs.

Flowering period. April - June

Soil type. Calcareous