Ophrys sphegodes subsp. sphegodes, Miller

D. M. Moore (ed.), 1980, CCIII Orchidaceae, Flora Europaea, Vol 5: Alismataceae to Orchidaceae, Camebridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 325-350: 346

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Ophrys sphegodes subsp. sphegodes


(a) Subsp. sphegodes  :

Outer perianth-segments green. Label­ lum (8—)10—12 x 8-12 mm, with or without large basal protuber­ ances, brown or dark brown, velutinous, entire, rarely indistinctly 3-lobed; speculum usually H-shaped, rarely with the cross line absent, glabrous. 2n = 36.

Throughout the range of the species except parts of the south-east.