~Ophrys balearica Delforge 1990 - See Ophrys x flavicans Vis. 1842 Photo courtesy of Pascal Pernot and the Orchids of France and Europe

Common Name The Baleric Islands Ophyrs

Flower Size 1.1" [3.2 cm]

Found in The Balaeric Islands in garrigue, pinewoods and abandoned terraces at elevations up to 450 meters as a miniature to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring on a lax, 3 to 7 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Ophrys bertolonii subsp. balearica (P.Delforge) L.Sez & Rossell 1997

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East Delforge 2005; Ophyrs The Bee Orchids of Europe Pederson & Faurholdt 2007