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Noun1.Ophrys - a hardy genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and northern Africa and western AsiaOphrys - a hardy genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and northern Africa and western Asia
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Orchidaceae, orchid family, Orchidaceae - enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers
spider orchid - any of several European orchids of the genus Ophrys
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'For example, warmth-loving bee orchids (Ophrys apifera) have started arriving at a much wider variety of sites across the north of England, taking advantage of the changing climate.
Rencontres et oublis >>, in Bonnafous Simonne, Temmar Malika (ed.) Analyse du discours et sciences humaines et sociales, Paris: Ophrys, 121-134.
For instance, using herbarium specimens at Natural History Museum in London, changes in phenology were detected as a response of climate change in the orchid Ophrys sphaegodes (Robbirt et al.
These works include the entire family, certain subfamilies, tribes or subtribes [47-60], or more specific works at the level of certain genera like Serapias [61], Dactylorhiza [62, 63], Nigritella and Gymnadenia [64-66], Anacamptis, Orchis, and Neotinea [67-69], Limnorchis and Platanthera [70], Chamorchis and Traunsteinera [71], or Ophrys [72, 73].
Fete et construction symbolique du territoire, en Guy di Meo (ed), La geographie en fete, Ophrys, col.
A new plant species record for Turkey: Ophrys apollonae Paulus & M.
& Kit.) Gren., Ophrys insectifera L., Thesium alpinum L.) types.