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Orchid Species: Ophrys polyxo

Ophrys polyxo is an orchid species identified by J.Mast, M.-A.Garnier, Devillers-Tersch. & Deviller in 2005.
Ophrys (Oph.)
J.Mast, M.-A.Garnier, Devillers-Tersch. & Deviller
ORIGIN: Found in Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, , The Canary Islands, Portugal, Spain, Balaeric Islands, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Italy, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, eastern Aegean Islands, Greece, Yugoslavia, Crimea and Turkey, in grasslands, scrublands and light forests in calcareous or acidic soils.

DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with 5 to 6 lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the spring on a 15 [37.5 cm] long, 3 to 10 flowered inflorescence.

FLOWER SIZE: About 1 inch [about 2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Ophrys Oph masticorum 2007 P.Delforge & Saliaris
Add+ Ophrys Oph oestrifera ssp. akcaliensis 2008 Perschke
Add+ Ophrys Oph orphanidea 2007 Saliaris & P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph abchasica 1991 (Kümpel) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph apiformis 1821 Steud.
Add+ Ophrys Oph atropos 1868 Barla
Add+ Ophrys Oph aurita 1827 Brot.
Add+ Ophrys Oph balcanica 1929 Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph becasse
Add+ Ophrys Oph bicornis 1836 Sadler ex Nendtv.
Add+ Ophrys Oph bremifera 1809 Steven
Add+ Ophrys Oph bullata 1841 Cirillo ex Steud.
Add+ Ophrys Oph cerastes 2004 Devillers & Devillers-Tersch.
Add+ Ophrys Oph ceto 2004 Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph cornuta lusus chlorosepala 1929 Ruppert ex Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph cornutula 2001 Paulus
Add+ Ophrys Oph crassicornis 2004 (Renz) Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph gerstlaueri 1917 A.Fuchs
Add+ Ophrys Oph hygrophila 1997 Gügel, Kreutz, D.Rückbr. & U.Rückbr.
Add+ Ophrys Oph karadenizensis 1998 M.Schönfelder & H.Schönfelder
Add+ Ophrys Oph leptomera 2000 P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph phrygia 1923 H.Fleischm. & Bornm.
Add+ Ophrys Oph picta 1838 Bory & Chaub.
Add+ Ophrys Oph picta lusus pallescens 1929 Soó
Add+ Ophrys Oph rhodia 1990 (H.Baumann & Künkele) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph rhodostephane 2004 Devillers & Devillers-Tersch.
Add+ Ophrys Oph santonica 1994 J.M.Mathé & Melki
Add+ Ophrys Oph sardoa 1999 (H.Baumann, Giotta, Künkele, R.Lorenz & Piccitto) Paulus & Gack
Add+ Ophrys Oph schelkownikowii 1917 Woronow
Add+ Ophrys Oph schlechteriana 1994 (Soó) Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers
Add+ Ophrys Oph sepioides 2004 Devillers & Devillers-Tersch.
Add+ Ophrys Oph sphegifera 1805 Willd.
Add+ Ophrys Oph vetula 1844 Risso
Add+ Ophrys Oph kvarneri 2003 Perko & Kerschb.
Add+ Ophrys Oph akcakarae 2014 (Kreutz) Kreutz
Add+ Ophrys Oph cephaloniensis 2014 Paulus
Add+ Ophrys Oph dicipulus 2013 Valahas
Add+ Ophrys Oph mattinatae 2012 Medagli, A.Rossini, Quitadamo, D'Emerico & Turco
Add+ Ophrys Oph minuscula 2012 (G.Thiele & W.Thiele) Presser & S.Hertel
Add+ Ophrys Oph minutiflora 2015 (J.Essink, L.Essink, Gügel, Kreutz & Zaiss) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph querciphila 2017 Nicole
Add+ Ophrys Oph sappho 2010 Devillers-Tersch., Devillers, Dedroog, Baeten & Flausch
Add+ Ophrys Oph stavri 2014 (Kalog., Delipetrou & A.Alibertis) P.Delforge
Add+ Ophrys Oph minutula 1989 Gölz & H.R.Reinhard
Add+ Ophrys Oph muscaria 1773 (Scop.) Lam.
Add+ Ophrys Oph mycenensis 2010 S.Hertel & Paulus
Add+ Ophrys Oph conradiae 1993 Melki & Deschâtres
Add+ Ophrys Oph corbariensis 2002 J.Samuel & J.-M.Lewin
Add+ Ophrys Oph corniculata 1827 Brot.
Add+ Ophrys Oph cornuta 1809 Steven
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