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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:Peter Geoffrey Taylor
Collection date:4/6/1950
Locality:Great Britain, VC20 Hertfordshire, Offley, TL163288, Small beech wood at Offley Bottom near Hitchin.
Institution:Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K)
Accession number:K000773012
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Ophrys insectifera herbarium specimen from Offley, VC20 Hertfordshire in 1950 by Peter Geoffrey Taylor.
fruits/flowers:mature flowers
notes:Leaves grey-green, sepals apple green, petals greenish maroon, lip red brown with slate blue median bar - column greenish.

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Documented by johned on 7th June 2012.

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