Chamorchis alpina

Chamorchis alpina

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
SubTribe: Orchidinae
Genus: Chamorchis
Species: Chm. alpina
Binomial name
Chamorchis alpina
(Linne) L.C.M. Richard 1886

Chamorchis alpina is a species of Chamorchis.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with eight to fifteen 0.64 cm flowers.


The plant is found growing in the cool alpine meadows of Norway, Sweden, Finland, France, Germany, Czeckloslovakia, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Yugoslavai, Romania and Poland at elevation of 2000 to 2700 meters



Common Names: The Alpine Chamorchis


  1. Aceras alpinum (L.) Steud. 1840
  2. Arachnites alpina [L.]F.W. Schmidt 1793
  3. Chamaeorchis alpina [Linne] 1837
  4. Chamaerepes alpina [L.] Spreng 1826
  5. Epipactis alpina [L] Schm. 1792
  6. Herminium alpinum (L.) Sweet 1826
  7. Herminium alpinum [L.]Lindley 1832
  8. *Ophrys alpina Linne 1753
  9. Orchis alpina (L.) Scop. 1772
  10. Orchis graminea Crantz 1769
  11. Satyrium alpinum (L.) Pers. 1807

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