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bee orchid

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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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Among the species on the estate which might surprise people are green woodpeckers, grizzled skipper butterflies and bee orchids.
Judges recognised that the volunteers had vastly improved the woods by carrying out woodland management to increase levels of light and encouraging more ground flora and wildlife, providing boxes for woodland birds in decline and surveying wildflowers including Bee Orchids.
And already, 11 bee orchids have flowered in the Brierdene area of Whitley Bay, along with plants such as birds foot trefoil, black knapweed and red clover, creating the perfect habitat for the borough's bees, as well as a range of butterflies.
org | CARDIFF Singing larks and bee orchids at Grangemoor Park between 10am and noon.
While the wet weather has been good for mosses and plants such as early gentian, bee orchids, twayblade, pyramidal and common spotted orchids, the Trust said the list of losers is much longer.
Look out for our special Golf Breaks @DylanEdwards38: RSPB Conwy lots of exquisite Bee Orchids in flower at the moment.
But here there are real fields, full of wild flowers, with skylarks, kestrels and bee orchids.
A nature reserve since 1987, its attractions now include spotted and bee orchids, and the common lizard.
Rare bee orchids have sprung up in a lawn in the middle of an office development in Dingle.
Bee orchids can still be found at scattered locations locally.
And in the Mediterranean, bee orchids dupe male bees into copulating with them by releasing irresistible perfumes.