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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Europe to Medit.
Ophrys fuciflora

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

Ophrys holosericea (Burm.f.) Greuter appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Winter, E., Italy 42276.000
Cooper, D. [12], Greece 42325.000
Cooper, D. [6], Greece 44062.000
Chesterman, D. [260], Italy 47692.000
Clements, M.A. [2516] 48773.000
Clements, M.A. [2922A], Italy 48781.000
Mitchell, R. [120], France 52585.000
Cribb, P.J. [T42], Turkey 52612.000
Cribb, P.J. [T21], Turkey 52619.000
Cribb, P.J. [T13], Turkey 52621.000
Cribb, P.J. [T41], Turkey 52625.000

First published in Boissiera 13: 185 (1967)

Accepted by

  • 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..

Not accepted by

  • 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.]
  • 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.]

Literature

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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Science Photographs
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/