Listera ovata (L.) R. Br., also and as Neottia ovata (L.) Bluff & Fingerh.
NOT protected species in Bulgaria.
Perennial, herbaceous orchid with two almost opposite, broadly oval, 5-10 cm long leaves, with 9-15 veins. The lip 6-10 mm long, linear, deeply divided into two lobe, with slightly spreading lobes. Blooms April-June1.
In the forests, thickets, meadows, mainly in the foothills and the lower mountain belt2.
Across the country to 1400 meters altitude meters3.
Almost all of Europe, Western Asia to the Himalayas, Tianshan4.
1 Стоянов, Н. 1964. Флора на Народна Република България, том II, издателство на БАН, София.
2 Стоянов, 1964.
3 Стоянов, 1964.
4 Стоянов, 1964.
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