Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Ophrys bombiflora

Ophrys bombiflora Bumblebee orchid

This Orchid flowers from March to May and is native to the Mediterranean region. it can be very small but may also grow as tall as 25cms in shady places. The leaves and stems vary in colour from a yellow to a pale green. It is pollinated by the male of the Solitary bee.

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