Abstract. P. Delforge.- Presence of Orchis brancifortii in Calabria [Natural. belges 83 (Orchid. 15) (2002): 59-66]. Orchis brancifortii Bivona-Bernardi 1813 is generally considered as a Sicilian and Sardinian endemic. Its presence in the Ionian part of the southern Calabria, near Stilo (province Reggio di Calabria) is reported for the first time, and discussed.

Key-Words: Orchidaceae, Orchis brancifortii. Flora of Italy, Calabria.