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Herbarium specimen: Ophrys insectifera

Taxon:Orchidaceae: Ophrys insectifera L. ("Fly Orchid")
Filed in taxon folder:Orchidaceae: Ophrys insectifera L. ("Fly Orchid")
Collected by:Mr Victor Samuel Summerhayes
Collection date:7/6/1953
Locality:Great Britain, VC24 Buckinghamshire, Homefield Wood, SU8187, open area between scattered beeches and yews with Fragaria, Epilobium angustifolium, Rubus, etc., (altitude 275ft)
Institution:Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K)
Accession number:K000773020
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Ophrys insectifera herbarium specimen from Homefield Wood, VC24 Buckinghamshire in 1953 by Mr Victor Samuel Summerhayes.
collector's number:2584
notes:leaves bluish green; sepals green; petals red-brown; labellum red brown with blue transverse bar in centre; column pale brown

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Documented by tom humphrey on 30th May 2012.

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