Bee orchids are known by every orchid enthusiast. The genus Ophrys is predominantly found in Europe and the flowers resemble insects, also for the human eye.

Text and photo’s: Raoul Bino and Huub Löffler
Fig-1B.-Ophrys-neglectaH2mwsL7
Fig-1A.-Ophrys-insectifera
Fig-1C.-Ophrys-speculumIOtZ6BE
Fig-1D.-Ophrys-bombyliflora
Fig-1E.-Ophrys-lutea
Fig-1H.-Ophrys-fuciflora
Fig-1G.-Ophrys-aveyronensis
Fig-2B.-Ophrys-garganica
Fig-1I.-Ophrys-umbilicata
Fig-2A.-Ophrys-sipotensis
Fig-2C.-Ophrys-passionis
Fig-3A.-O.picta
Fig-4A.-O.pollinensis-1
Fig-3B.-O.umbilicata
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Fig-4B.-O.pollinensis-2
Fig-2D.-Ophrys-incubacea
Fig-1F.-Ophrys-apifera
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