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Ophrys scolopax

Ophrys scolopax


The Ophrys scolopax is a terrestrial orchid that has a tuber underground. Flowering stem erect simple unbranched about 30 cm. The flowers have a large lip. The three-lobed lip is dark brown, velvety central lobe, oval, elongated and curved. The frontal lobe has a triangular yellow appendix. The lip of about 13 to 18 mm in length has three lobes with the two triangular sides are turned slightly forward with fine silky hairs mimicking insect elytra


In grasslands, scrublands, shrubs and forests

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PatriciaPi 6 years ago

nunca lo habia pensado, pero ahora que lo que es verdad!! parece que llevan gorrito y todo!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Estas orquideas me recuerdan a enanitos :-)

Calpe/Calp, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Lat: 38.65, Long: 0.07

Spotted on Apr 15, 2012
Submitted on Apr 15, 2012

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