Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Ophrys tenthredinifera Willd.

Family : ORCHIDACEAE

Genus : Ophrys

    Catalan common name : Mosques vermelles.

    Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Gerona. Tarragona. Valencia.

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

    General distribution : Mediterranean

    Flowering time : February. March. April. May.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Forests.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : This orchid has rose coloured sepals that contrast with the exterior labellum, which is yellow in colour and trapezoidal in form. This labellum is necked with a small raised protuberance.

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