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  • Rare mesophytic species of orchids (Ophrys transhyrcana, Epipactis veratrifolia) and ferns (Ophioglossum vulgatum) found here their refuge from the arid environment.

    Kopet Dag woodlands and forest steppe

  • A total of 900 plant species have been recorder in Aeolian islands, including 4 endemic species: Bassia saxicola, Dianthus rupicola, Silene hicesiae, Cytiscus aeolicus and Ophrys lunurata.

    Aeolian Islands, Italy

  • Other nationally important terrestrial vegetation species include the early spider orchid Ophrys sphegodes, the Early Gentian Gentianella anglica, the Nottingham catchfly Silene nutans and Wild cabbage Brassica oleracea var. oleracea

    Dorset and East Devon Coast, United Kingdom

  • Ong Nam thích giao phối với Ophrys phong lan để giao phối với một ong phái nữ. »2008» Tháng

  • Fungal symbiosis also renders the leaves of some Ophrys species very small and green or bluish in color.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Hopes of happy symbiosis or at least mutualism, even those expressed on this site, yield in the presence of Ophrys to a more somber assessment of biological interaction.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • To compound the effect, an Ophrys orchid typically produces a scent that closely resembles the pheromones of a sexually receptive female insect.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • This installment focuses on Ophrys, a genus of orchids characterized by their intriguing relationships with fungi and with insects.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Each Ophrys orchid has coevolved with its distinct pollinator insect.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • What draws human attention to Ophrys, however, is this genus's distinctive trait of insect mimicry.

    Archive 2006-08-01


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