Ophrys holosericea subsp. holosericea

 Oph hol hol 1       Oph hol hol 2

Ophrys holosericea, subsp. holosericea                     
(Ophrys fuciflora)    
taxonomy        described by Greuter, Werner Rodolfo
  published in Boissiera . Memoires du Conservatoire de Botanique et de l' Institut de Botanique Systematique de
    l' Universitè de Genève   13 : 185    1967
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Orchidoideae
  tribe Orchideae
  subtribe Orchidinae
  genus Ophrys  Linnaeus 1753
  chromosomes  36  (GIROS) 
native of  origins 
Dry meadows and margins of thermophilic deciduous woods, on the first hills of Bonate Sotto, Ponte San Pietro,
 Albano S. Alessandro, along the shore of Iseo Lake in Vigolo, Solto, Costa Volpino and Brembilla, Zogno,
Albino, Ranzanico, Cerete, Rogno

Oph hol hol 3 



  altitude 190 - 1000 m  (627 - 3300 ft)
  exposure Oph hol hol 4
the plant life form geophyte
  roots    two tuberoids ovoid or rounded
  nr. leaves 3 - 4, basal 
  height 15 - 40 cm  (6" - 16")
  nr. flowers 3 - 8
  blooming april to june       
  index of rarity      84,76
CITES appendix II


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