Ophrys holosericea (Burm.f.) Greuter

First published in Boissiera 13: 185 (1967)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. & Central Europe to Medit. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Belgium, Corse, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Netherlands, Palestine, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Galán Cela, P. & Gamarra, R. (2003). Check List of the Iberian and Balearic Orchids 2. Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 60: 309-329.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Greuter, W. (2008). On the correct name of the Late Spider Orchid, and its appropriate spelling: Ophrys holosericea. Journal Europäischer Orchideen 40: 657-662.
  • Lewis, L. & Kreutz, K. (2022). An the correct name of Late Spider Orchid Ophrys holosericea and its typification. Journal Europäischer Orchideen 54: 329-348.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Blatt, H. (2022). A Bee or not a Bee, this is no longer the question oder warum Ophrys fuciflora der legitime Name der Hummel-Ragwurz ist. Berichte aus den arbeitskreisen heimische orchideen 39: 67-98. [Cited as Ophrys apifera.]
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens. [Cited as Ophrys apifera.]
  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2022). Resimli Türkiye Florası (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 3a: 1-868. ANG Vakfı/Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul. [Cited as Ophrys fuciflora.]
  • Pedersen, H.Æ. & Faurholdt, N. (2007). Ophrys. The Bee Orchids of Europe: 1-297. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Ophrys apifera.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Pedersen, H.Æ. & Faurholdt, N. (2007). Ophrys. The Bee Orchids of Europe: 1-297. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Cooper, D. [6] Greece K:SPC-44062.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [T41] Turkey K:SPC-52625.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [T42] Turkey K:SPC-52612.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [T21] Turkey K:SPC-52619.000 No
Clements, M.A. [2922A] Italy K:SPC-48781.000 No
Winter, E. Italy K:SPC-42276.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [T13] Turkey K:SPC-52621.000 No
Clements, M.A. [2516] K:SPC-48773.000 No
Albury, S.D. [A.C. & W. 59] Turkey K:SPC-47420.000 No
Mitchell, R. [120] France K:SPC-52585.000 No
Cooper, D. [12] Greece K:SPC-42325.000 No
K:SPC-75938.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images