Ophrys sphegodes   Early Spider Orchid

Ophrys sphegodes

In the UK this is a triple R occurring in a few places in the South of the country. In Northern Cyprus where this picture was taken, it is not uncommon although every bit as spectacular as it looks in the photo - thanks to Tony and Maureen Hutchinson for showing us this and many other plants on their guided walk around the fields near Hisarkoy.

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Grassland near Hisarkoy, Northern Cyprus, 8th April 2004

Added on 15th October 2004, amended on January 30th 2005, updated and re directed 15th January 2010, updated 21st January 2011

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