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Ophrys-reinholdii-2020-03-22***Confirmed as Ophrys reinholdii (Jun 2020); based in part on the floral bracts being longer than the ovaries as detailed in Williams 1978 Orchids of Britain & Europe; photo also a good match to photo in the Williams text; this species is widespread and very variable in color and form.***

Posted on Mar 22, 2020

Four flowers and one bud on a 25.3-cm inflorescence; sepals rose pink, darker centrally, veined green; petals olive green; lip pubescent, trilobed, side lobes brown, mid-lobe black, brown band distall...

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Ophrys ferrum-equinum

Posted on Dec 8, 2014

      Ophrys ferrum-equinum Desf., Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 226 (1807). This name is accepted. 2014 3075 Midamerica JC         Ophrys ferrum-equinum, ...

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Ophrys speculum

Posted on Mar 31, 2014

            Ophrys speculum Link, J. Bot. (Schrader) 1799(2): 324 (1800), nom. cons. This name is accepted.       award 20143506 Altant...

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