Wild Flowers Provence

=/ =/ =/ Site en construction \= \= \=
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content

Ophrys delforgei

Delforge’s Orchid

Category:

Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

green

Flower size

tiny

Flowering months

April,

May

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

15 cm

Description

Named after the Belgian Botanist, Pierre Delforge. Similar to Ophrys foresteiri but smaller.

A tuberous perennial having enlarged underground structures for storage of nutrients.

Flowers

The petals are light green and horizontal, the labellum has a yellow border.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Basal leaves oval to long, wider in the middle, pointed.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: numerous tiny seeds.

Navigation

• Click the "Go back" button to return to your plant search or filtered selection.

• Click on the Category or Plant family above to list plants in the same category or family.

• Click "Wild Plants" (or the website title) at the top of the page to start again.