Bee orchid (Ophrys apifera)

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Bee orchid fact file

Bee orchid description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderOrchidales
FamilyOrchidaceae
GenusOphrys (1)

Information on the bee orchid is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Bee orchid status

Listed on Appendix II of CITES (1).

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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References

  1. CITES (January, 2011)
    http://www.cites.org/
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Close-up of bee orchid flowers  
Close-up of bee orchid flowers

© Johan de Meester / www.ardea.com

Ardea wildlife pets environment
59 Tranquil Vale
London
SE3 0BS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 208 318 1401
ardea@ardea.co.uk
http://www.ardea.com

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