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|Ophrys funerea synonym Ophrys fusca subsp funeree|
(5) 10-20cm tall. 2-5 very small flowers,petals olive green.
Flowering season: (March) April
Habitat: Full sun to mid-shade on dry to moist calcareous subtrates.Abandoned cultivation,garrigue,scrub,open woodland upto 900m
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nice one, I prefer O. fusca. there are too many different orchid names for the same species in different books. greetings Ori
- [2008-07-05 7:14]
Hi Anita and Mike,
One important feature in the identification of O. fusca and related species (or ssp.) is the notch or its absence at the base of the labellum. I believe i see it in the lowest flower in the image. Is that case? if so some will not identify this as an O. fusca.