Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

Àrea de Botànica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears

Ophrys speculum Link

Family : ORCHIDACEAE

Genus : Ophrys

    Catalan common name : Mosques blaves. Sabatetes del Bon Jesús.

    Spanish common name : Espejo de Venus.

    Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castellón. Lérida. Tarragona. Valencia.

    Distribution in the islands : Cabrera. Formentera. Ibiza. Mallorca. Minorca.

    General distribution : Mediterranean

    Flowering time : February. March. April. May.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Fields and garriques.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : Blue flies have a central labellum with a large blue spot, shiny and tongue-shaped, bordered by a brown velvety margin. Flowers from the winter to spring.

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