Home /

Ophrys mammosa Desfontaines, 1807

Ophrys mammosa-Laerma-Rhodes.jpg <b><i>Leopoldia comosa</i></b> (L.) Parl., 1847||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2012/05/01/20120501100209-d1cf58d7-th.jpg>Thumbnails<b><i>Anemone blanda</b></i> Schott & Kotschy, 1854||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2012/04/29/20120429185309-efaa09d9-th.jpg><b><i>Leopoldia comosa</i></b> (L.) Parl., 1847||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2012/05/01/20120501100209-d1cf58d7-th.jpg>Thumbnails<b><i>Anemone blanda</b></i> Schott & Kotschy, 1854||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2012/04/29/20120429185309-efaa09d9-th.jpg><b><i>Leopoldia comosa</i></b> (L.) Parl., 1847||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2012/05/01/20120501100209-d1cf58d7-th.jpg>Thumbnails<b><i>Anemone blanda</b></i> Schott & Kotschy, 1854||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2012/04/29/20120429185309-efaa09d9-th.jpg><b><i>Leopoldia comosa</i></b> (L.) Parl., 1847||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2012/05/01/20120501100209-d1cf58d7-th.jpg>Thumbnails<b><i>Anemone blanda</b></i> Schott & Kotschy, 1854||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2012/04/29/20120429185309-efaa09d9-th.jpg><b><i>Leopoldia comosa</i></b> (L.) Parl., 1847||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2012/05/01/20120501100209-d1cf58d7-th.jpg>Thumbnails<b><i>Anemone blanda</b></i> Schott & Kotschy, 1854||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2012/04/29/20120429185309-efaa09d9-th.jpg><b><i>Leopoldia comosa</i></b> (L.) Parl., 1847||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2012/05/01/20120501100209-d1cf58d7-th.jpg>Thumbnails<b><i>Anemone blanda</b></i> Schott & Kotschy, 1854||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2012/04/29/20120429185309-efaa09d9-th.jpg>

Ophrys mammosa Desfontaines, 1807
Group: O. mammosa

Laerma, RHODES โ— Greece

Description: This is a very variable species with a wide distribution in eastern Mediterranean. Many local variants have been observed and influences from other species, probably intermix.
Characteristics of this species: undivided lip, black shiny pseudo-eyes, generally black stigmatic cavity, lip of 12-17mm, bicoloured lateral sepals, purple tinted at their lower part.

Biology: Flowering from April to early May. The pollinator is Andrena fuscosa.

Distribution : Greece, Turkey, Cyprus.


References:
Antonopoulos Z., 2009.
The bee Orchids of Greece. The genus Ophrys. Mediterraneao Editions. [link to the Editor]
Greek Orchids



Tags
Rhodes
Visits
2810
Rate this photo

0 comments

Add a comment