- Man orchid
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image_caption = Man orchid ("Aceras anthropophorum")
divisio = Magnoliophyta
classis = Liliopsida
genus = "Aceras"
species = "A. anthropophorum"
binomial = "Aceras anthropophorum"
binomial_authority = (L.)
The Man orchid ("Aceras anthropophorum") is the only species of the
monotypic orchid genus"Aceras", although this is often placed within the closely related genus " Orchis", when the species is known as "Orchis anthropophora". Its common name arises from the resemblance of its flowers to a man, whose head is formed by the petals and sepals, and the suspended torso and limbs by the lobes of the labellum.
The man orchid is a
herbaceous perennial, growing to a height of between 20 and 40 cm. A basal rosette of 5 cm lanceolate leaves develops from a tuberof up 6 cm diameter, and between April and June a central flower spike is produced bearing up to fifty small, stemless flowers – the flowers vary from greenish with a yellow-green labellum to green streaked and marked with purple.
The man orchid favours moderately sunny meadows on dry to well-drained, often
calcareoussoil. It is to be found around the Mediterraneanarea, and in central and western Europeas far north as southern England. It also grows in alpine areas, though not at high altitude.
* "Aceras anthropomorpha" (Pers.) Steud. 1840
* "Aceras anthropophorum" (L.) Sm. 1818
* "Arachnites anthropophora" F.W. Schmidt 1793
* "Loroglossum anthropophorum" (L.) Rich. 1818
* "Loroglossum brachyglotte" Rich. 1818
* "Ophrys anthropophora" L. 1753
* "Orchis anthropophora" All. 1785
* "Satyrium anthropomorpha" Pers. 1807
* "Satyrium anthropophora" Pers. 1807
* "Serapias anthropophora" (L.) J. Jundz. 1791
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