Ophrys attaviria Rückbrodt & Wenker 1990 - See Ophrys fusca Link 1799 Photo courtesy of F.Verhart and the Orchids of France and Europe


Common Name The Mount Attaviria Ophrys [mountain in Rhodes]

Flower Size .95" [2.4 cm]

Found in the Aegean Islands and Greece in open pinewoods, abandoned cultivation and garrigue on alkaline substrates as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring on an erect, 3 to 10 flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East Delforge 2005