bee orchid


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bee orchid

n
1. (Plants) a European orchid, Ophrys apifera, whose flower resembles a bumble bee in shape and colour
2. (Plants) any of several other orchids with beelike flowers
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Noun1.bee orchid - European orchid whose flowers resemble bumble bees in shape and colorbee orchid - European orchid whose flowers resemble bumble bees in shape and color
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
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The orchid which gives most wild flower addicts the greatest pleasure locally is the bee orchid, which again is happy growing in a variety of habitats.
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Among these varieties was the Bee Orchid, a plant that is very rarely seen in the north and one that requires close attention in order to preserve its habitat.
This puzzling organism is called a bee orchid. It's just one of Earth's many wild and wacky plants.
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Yes, that's a wild orchid called Ophrys apifera, otherwise known as the bee orchid. Its lower lip is marked like a bee to attract pollinators.
Diolch iddo hefyd am anfon lluniau o degeirian y wenynen (Ophrys apifera; bee orchid) a'r gorfanhadlen (Orobanche; broomrape).