Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Ophrys bombyliflora Link

Family : ORCHIDACEAE

Genus : Ophrys

    Catalan common name : Mosques petites.

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

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

    General distribution : Mediterranean

    Flowering time : February. March. April. May.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Pinw woods, therophytic communities.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : This orchid is the smallest flower of our flora; its labellum is no longer than a centimetre long, rounded and spherical, dusky coloured with a central spot that can be divided in two.

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