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This Ophrys fusca s.l. with medium size flowers of about 13 - 14 mm labellum length has been found in different parts of Sicily. Most of the stems are rather tiny.

There are experts who think that these orchids correspond to Ophrys flammeola.

Ophrys fusca s.l., Sicily Licata 14.3.02 Ophrys fusca s.l., Sicily Licata 14.3.02
Ophrys fusca s.l., Sicily Licata 14.3.02 Ophrys fusca s.l., Sicily Licata 14.3.02
 
Ophrys fusca s.l., Sicily Niscemi 11.3.02 Ophrys fusca s.l., Sicily SS514 S Mineo 10.3.02
Ophrys fusca s.l., Sicily Niscemi 11.3.02
 
Ophrys fusca s.l., Sicily SS514 S Mineo 10.3.02
 
 
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