Ophrys x brigittae H.Baumann 1981 Photo courtesy of P.M.Blais and the Orchids of France and Europe


Flower Size 1 1/4" [3.1 cm]

A miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid found in France and Spain in grasslands, garrigue, open pine and oak woodlands at elevations up to 1100 meters that blooms in the spring on a terminal, 3 to 8" [7 to 20 cm] long, densely 1 to 6 flowered inflorescence. .

Synonyms Ophrys fusca subsp. vasconica O. & E. Danesch; Ophrys vasconica (O. & E. Danesch) P. Delforge 1991

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

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