Cape Tenaro Orchids

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Orchis coriophora

(Bug Orchid)


Flowers: late April to early May

Common around Mianes, scarce elsewhere on the headland

Orchis papilionacea

(Pink Butterfly Orchid)


Flowers: late March to early April

Seen in the fields around Kokinoghia

Orchis tridentata

(Toothed Orchid)


Flowers: (mid?) late March to early April

Best looked for along the path from Kokinoghia to the Lighthouse
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Orchis italica

(Naked Man Orchid)

Only one record. A group of 6 plants were found on the 14th April 2003 near Beehive Pass.

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