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Fam.:  Orchidaceae / Orchid Family

Genus:  Himantoglossum  SPRENG.
 

Authors:
   C.ALIBERTIS:  Chryssoula Alibertis (fl. 1989), wife of Antonis Alibertis
   A.ALIBERTIS:  Antonis Alibertis (1943 - ), orchid specialist from Crete/Greece
   SPRENG.:  Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel (1766 - 1833), German physician and botanist at Halle
 

Etymology:
   Himantoglossum:   himantos = belt, glossum = tongue
   samariense:   from Samaria gorge (Crete)
 

Himantoglossum samariense / Cretan Lizard Orchid, Crete,  Omalos 17.5.1991
Fig. 1:  Himantoglossum samariense / Cretan Lizard Orchid
Crete, Omalos 17.5.1991
Himantoglossum samariense / Cretan Lizard Orchid, Crete,  Omalos 17.5.1991
Fig. 2:  Himantoglossum samariense / Cretan Lizard Orchid
Crete, Omalos 17.5.1991
Himantoglossum samariense / Cretan Lizard Orchid, Crete,  Omalos 17.5.1991
Fig. 3:  Himantoglossum samariense / Cretan Lizard Orchid
Crete, Omalos 17.5.1991
   
 


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