Ophrys reinholdii H. Fleischmann, 1907
Group: O. reinholdii
Common names: Rheinhold’s ophrys [En], Reinholds Ragwurz [De], Οφρύς του Ρεινχόλντι [Gr], Reinholdi Orkidesi [Tu]
Halki, NAXOS ● Greece
Description: Plant of 20 to 60 cm height. The sepals are pink to purple, rarely white or green. The petals are darker, greenish to brownish pink, sometimes green.
The lip is deeply trilobed. The side lobes are much smaller than the central one and completely covered with white to grey hairs. The speculum is white or grey, with a large white border, made of 2 isolated or connected drops.
Biology: Flowering from March to June.
Habitat: Meadows, shrubs, garrigue, light to dark woods, up to 1300 m.
Distribution: Western Mediterranean, from FYROM to Asia Minor, including all Greece, except Crete and Karpathos. It is common in east Aegean island (Lesbos, Chios and Rhodes).
Delforge P., 2005. Guide des Orchidées d’Europe, d’Afrique du Nord et du Proche-Orient, Les guides du naturalistes, Delachaux et Niestlé.