Ophrys speculum   Mirror Orchid

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We found this plant at two sites and in each case there were many plants to see. March appears to be the perfect month for this orchid.

Taxonomy: There is no controversy about the naming of this taxon which most authorities agree is Ophrys speculum Link.

Ophrys speculum

Ophrys speculum Mirror Orchid

Field near Los Gallardos, 19th March 2007

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Ophrys speculum

Field near Los Gallardos, Spain, 19th March 2007

Added on 28th March 2007, updated 15th January 2010, updated 21st January 2011

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