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Ophrys druentica  P.DELFORGE & VIGLIONE
 

Fam.:  Orchidaceae / Orchid Family

Genus:  Ophrys  L.
 

Authors:
   P.DELFORGE:  Pierre Delforge (1945 - ), Belgian orchid specialist
   VIGLIONE:  Julien Viglione (1973 - ), French orchid specialist
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
 

Etymology:
   Ophrys:   Greek plant name, from ophrys = eyebrow
   druentica:   from Durance river (France)
 

Ophrys holoserica s.l. with usually rather reflexed lip from the Provence, which DELFORGE had united with Ophrys truncata under the name Ophrys aegirtica, are beared as unnamed species 'the late holoserica of the Vaucluse' by Remy SOUCHE in his book 'Les Orchidées sauvages de France' (2004). The species description was then done by DELFORGE as Ophrys druentica in Natural.belges 87 (Orchid.19): 121-140.

 

Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid, F  La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Fig. 1:  Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid
F La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid, F  La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Fig. 2:  Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid
F La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid, F  La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Fig. 3:  Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid
F La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid, F  La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Fig. 4:  Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid
F La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid, F  La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Fig. 5:  Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid
F La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid, F  La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Fig. 6:  Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid
F La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid, F  La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Fig. 7:  Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid
F La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid, F  La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Fig. 8:  Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid
F La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid, F  La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
Fig. 9:  Ophrys druentica / Durance Late Spider Orchid
F La-Palud-sur-Verdon 23.6.2008
   
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