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Ophrys reinholdii subsp. reinholdii

Ophrys reinholdii subsp. reinholdii
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Copyright: Volkan Eroglu (Gramineae) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 62 W: 3 N: 212] (1074)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-05-14
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D-5000, 18-55mm AF-S Nikkor, @ ISO 200
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-05-29 1:47
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Points: 18
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Ophrys reinholdii Spruner ex Fleischm

Plants 20-60 cm. Stem + winged above. Leaves 3-6, crowded neax base, erecto-patent. Flowers 3-8. Sepals spreading, 12-16 mm, rose-violet, greenish-rose or whitish. Petals to 7 mm, pale rose-purplish to darker brownish-violet, ± velvety. Labellum 3-lobed, 10-15 mm; lateral lobes slightly gibbous, deep brownish-purple, partly whitish-villous; middle lobe ± convex, apex with short appendix or only apiculate, vinous to blackish-purple, velvety; speculum pure white, sometimes with pale bluish centre, not joined to base of labellum, reduced to two isolated or variously connected and branched spots. Column with apiculate connective.

subsp. reintholdii

Plants 20-40 cm, usually slender; petals lanceolate, broadened, sometimes auriculate at base; middle lobe of labellum fan-shaped; speculum reduced to two mostly isolated spots or thick comma-shaped lines, extending from incision of lateral lobes towards centre

Flowering 3-4(-5)

Habitat: Limestone slopes,phrygana, macchie, Quercus scrub, glades, Pinus woodland

Altitude: s.l.-1000 m.

Reference: Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands Vol:8

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good photograph of this flower. nice sharpness, contrast and colors. thanks for sharing.

what a striking bee-orchid, TFS Ori

Superb photo of this beautiful orchid. regards yiannis

hello Volkan
this is a SUPER sharpness picture with great details and beautiful colours
greeting lou

Nice shot of this beautiful Ophrys,


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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-05-29 9:14]

Amazing shape, beautifully captured. tfs.

Merhaba Volkan,
Bozdağ'dan güzel bir orkide görüntülemişsin.
Eline sağlık,

Bonjour Volkan,
Trčs belle macro valorisant bien le sujet par l'appréciation de la finesse des détails.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

Hello Volkan,
Very beautiful indeed. Great sharpness and fabulous colours. Well done.

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