Orchids of Cyprus: Spiranthes spiralis (Autumn Ladies Tresses - Σπιράνθη το σπειροειδές)

Spiranthes spiralis (Autumn Ladies Tresses - Σπιράνθη το σπειροειδές)

Spiranthes spiralis is one of  orchids of Cyprus. The specific name spiralis means ‘twisted’ or ‘spiral’ (as does the generic name). Cyprus Discovery team found it at the forest of Akrotiri Village at Limassol.

Height: 3-15 cm, sometimes to 20 cm high.  Averaged 15 cm high, with the tallest 28.5 cm.
Blossoming Period : from September to November
Flower: A small, white, trumpet-shaped tube. 
Altitude Range : from 0 meters up to 500 meters



Akrotiri Limassol - 27 October 2014

Akrotiri Limassol - 27 October 2014


Akrotiri Limassol - 27 October 2014




Akrotiri Limassol - 27 October 2014