Pink Butterfly Orchid
Orchis papilionacea L.
PROTECTED species in Bulgaria.
Herbaceous perennial plant up to 40 cm high. The labellum is entire (not three-lobed). Flowering April-May [Delipavlov et al., 2003].
Map of distribution in Bulgaria of Orchis papilionacea by floristic regions:
Between 0 and 1000 m altitude.
Source: Assyov, B., A. Petrova, D. Dimitrov & R. Vassilev. 2012. Conspectus of the vascular flora of Bulgaria. Sofia, Bulgarian biodiversity foundation.