Ophrys sphegodes Mill.

First published in Gard. Dict. ed. 8.: n.° 8 (1768), nom. cons. prop.
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. & S. Europe to N. Iran. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Baleares, Belgium, Bulgaria, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Devillers-Terschuren, J., Delforge, P. & Devillers, P. (2006). Ophrys sphegodes Miller 1768, nom correct, et Ophrys aranifera Hudson 1778, synonyme postérieur, s'appliquent bien à la même espèce. Naturalistes Belges; Bulletin Mensuel 87: 85-120.
  • 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.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Faurholdt, N. & Pedersen, H.Æ. (2009). Flueblomster fra Marokko til Mellemøsten: 1-122. Dansk Orchide Klub og forfatterne.
  • 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.
  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.
  • 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?
Maude, A.H., France 182.000 No
Jannings, E.M., United Kingdom 183.000 No
Watson, J.M. [27], Turkey 184.000 No
United Kingdom 185.000 No
Atkinson, R., United Kingdom 20401.000 No
20403.000 No
Allison, J.M., United Kingdom 20406.000 No
Summerhayes, V.S., United Kingdom 20761.000 No
Goulimy, C.N., Greece 20786.000 No
Jones, E., United Kingdom 23201.000 No
Chesterman, D.D. [253], France 29047.447 No
Gilmour, J. 33768.000 No
Worsdell, W.C., United Kingdom 34473.000 No
Norman, T. [4], Turkey 37047.000 No
Wood, J.J. [306], Italy 39423.000 No
Wood, J.J. [252], Greece 39446.000 No
Wood, J.J. [303], Italy 39475.000 No
Wood, J.J. [342], Italy 39483.000 No
Wood, J.J. [332], Italy 39542.000 No
Wood, J.J. [341], Italy 39543.000 No
Wood, J.J. [333], Italy 39545.000 No
Wood, J.J. [329], Italy 39624.000 No
Chesterman, D.D. [254], France 40699.000 No
Chesterman, D.D. [155], Italy 40928.000 No
Collins, P.B. [75/003], Italy 41298.000 No
Chesterman, D.D. [233], Italy 44318.000 No
Chesterman, D.D. [227], Italy 44319.000 No
Chesterman, D.D. [237], Italy 44323.000 No
Joseph, J. [259], Spain 48804.000 No
Joseph, J. [379], Spain 48809.000 No
Farrell, L. [s.n.], United Kingdom 56304.000 No
Messel, Italy 5820.000 No
Bennett, W.F., United Kingdom 5824.000 No
United Kingdom 5825.000 No
Atkinson, R., United Kingdom 5830.000 No
Butcher, D. [46], France 76429.000 No
Pennington, T. [s.n.], France 77519.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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 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

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  • Orchideae: e-monocot.org

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