Anacamptis champagneuxii (Barnéoud) R.M.Bateman, A.M.Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 1997

Photo courtesy of Pascal Pernot and His Orchids of France and Europe

Part sun Cold Spring

Common Name Champagneux's Anacamptis [French Botanist late 1700's early 1800's]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

This miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial species comes from Portugal, Spain, the Balearic Islands, France and Morocco in scrub and open woodland at elevations up to 1500 meters with 3 tubers giving rise to a spindley stem carrying 5 to 9, basal, near erect, unmarked, narrowly lanceolate leaves and blooms in the spring on an erect, lax, few flowered inflorescence with purplish, membraneous bracts that are slightly shorter than the ovaries.

Synonyms Anacamptis champagneuxii f. albina F.M.Vázquez 2009; Anacamptis morio subsp. champagneuxii (Barnéoud) H.Kretzschmar, Eccarius & H.Dietr. 2007; Anacamptis champagneuxii var. grandis F.M.Vázquez 2009; Anacamptis champagneuxii var. mesomelana (Rchb.f.) F.M.Vázquez 2009; Anacamptis longicornu subsp. tlemcenensis (Batt.) F.M.Vázquez 2009; Anacamptis morio subsp. tlemcenensis (Batt.) Kreutz 2007; Herorchis champagneuxii (Barnéoud) D.Tyteca & E.Klein 2008; Herorchis champagneuxii f. mesomelana (Rchb.f.) P.Delforge 2009; *Orchis champagneuxii Barn. 1843; Orchis champagneuxii f. mesomelana (Rchb.f.) P.Delforge 2007; Orchis champagneuxii var. mesomelana (Rchb.f.) D.Tyteca 1986; Orchis longicornu f. tlemecensis Batt. in J.A.Battandier & L.C.Trabut 1895; Orchis longicornu var. tlemecensis Batt. 1904; Orchis morio subsp. champagneuxii (Barneoud) Camus 1929; Orchis morio subsp. tlemecensis (Batt.) E.G.Camus 1908; Orchis morio var. champagneuxii (Barneoud) Guimar 1887; Anacamptis morio var. mesomelana (Rchb.f.) Kreutz 2007; Orchis morio var. tlemecensis (Batt.) Maire & Weiller 1958; Orchis picta var. champagneuxii (Barnéoud) Nyman 1882;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 52 No 5 1983 as Orchis Champagneuxii photo ok;