Ophrys flavomarginata (Renz) H. Baumann & Künkele 1981 Photo courtesy of Th. Pain and the Orchids of France and Europe


Common Name The Yellow Rimmed Ophyrs

Flower Size 1.1" [2.9 cm]

A small sized, cool to warm growing terrrestrial orchid that blooms in the late winter and spring on a 4 to 11 flowered, erect inflorescence and comes from Cyprus, Israel and Jordan in short grasslands, abandoned cultivation, garrigue and scrub at elevations up to 600 meters .

Synonyms *Ophrys attica f. flavomarginata Renz 1929; Ophrys umbilicata subsp. flavomarginata (Renz) Faurh 2003

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