Himantoglossum jankae is widespread but scattered in S Europe and N Anatolia. In Greece it is found in dry grassland and open woodland throughout much of the country, but it is uncommon and never found in large quantity. Rare plants from Kriti have been described as H. samariense.
IoI NPi SPi Pe StE EC NC NE NAe WAe –Kik KK EAe
Greece (East Aegean islands ‒ present; East Central Greece ‒ present; Ionian Islands ‒ present; Kiklades ‒ absent; Kriti and Karpathos ‒ present; North Aegean islands ‒ present; North Central Greece ‒ present; North Pindos ‒ present; North-East Greece ‒ present; Peloponnisos ‒ present; South Pindos ‒ present; Sterea Ellas ‒ present; West Aegean islands ‒ present)
Temperate and submediterranean Grasslands, Woodlands and scrub