Ophrys insectifera L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 948 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Europe. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Curtis, T. & Thompson, R. (2009). The orchids of Ireland: 1-160. National Museums of Northern Ireland, Cultra, Holywood.
  • 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.
  • G.I.R.O.S. (2009). Orchidee d'Italia: 1-303. Il Castello srl, Italy.
  • 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.
  • Henry, Y. (2015). Autour de l'AND chloroplastique du genre Ophrys L.. L' Orchidophile. Revue de la Société Française d' Orchidophilie 46: 299-317.
  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Pedersen, H.Æ. & Faurholdt, N. (2007). Ophrys. The Bee Orchids of Europe: 1-297. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • 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?
Milne-Redhead, E. [2301], Austria 173.000 No
Austria 174.000 No
Burtt, B.L., United Kingdom 20395.000 No
Willis, A.J., United Kingdom 20396.000 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [1957], United Kingdom 20759.000 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [1475], United Kingdom 20763.000 No
Barneby, T., France 28681.000 No
Willis, A.J., United Kingdom 30533.000 No
Barneby, T.P., France 32264.000 No
Taylor, P., United Kingdom 5819.000 No
Ross-Craig, S., United Kingdom 7440.000 No
Fay [656] 70386.000 No
70530.000 No
Chase [19422], Austria 73032.000 No
s.coll. [1056], Great Britain K000773018 Yes
Gilbert, J.L. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773023 Yes
Townsend, C.C. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773024 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773026 Yes
Lupton, F.G.H [s.n.], Great Britain K000773028 Yes
H.F.D [s.n.], Great Britain K000773029 Yes
Turner, D. [s.n.] K000773035 Yes
Stephens, W. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773002 Yes
Horwood, A.R. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773015 Yes
Welfitt-Nicholls, C.W. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773030 Yes
Fraser, J. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773003 Yes
Hall [1265], Great Britain K000773013 Yes
Churchill [s.n.], Great Britain K000773004 Yes
Ryan, P.J. [s.n.], Ireland K000773034 Yes
Brocas, F.Y. [1062], Great Britain K000773036 Yes
s.coll. [1013], Great Britain K000773031 Yes
Richards, R.M. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773032 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773017 Yes
Lowne, B.T. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773007 Yes
Hall [1265], Great Britain K000773014 Yes
Taylor, P. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773012 Yes
Ross-Craig, S. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773009 Yes
Foord-Kelcey, F.L. [1462], Great Britain K000773027 Yes
Black, A.O. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773044 Yes
Melville, R. [672.5], Great Britain K000773001 Yes
Salisbury, E.J. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773005 Yes
Parker [s.n.], Great Britain K000773008 Yes
Grubbe, J.E. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773010 Yes
Smith, A.R. [650612/3], Great Britain K000970101 No
Babington, C.C. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773022 Yes
Lupton, F.G.H. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773033 Yes
Stock, D. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773021 Yes
Bicheno, J.E. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773019 Yes
Britton, C.E. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773011 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773025 Yes
Summerhayes, V.S. [3649], Great Britain K000773016 Yes
Brewer, J.A. [1062], Great Britain K000773006 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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
  • Orchideae: e-monocot.org

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