Ophrys sicula Tineo

RO: –
DE: Gelbe Ragwurz
EN: Yellow Orchid

  • small orchid, 5-40 cm tall
  • small inflorescence with 3-5 (usually) flowers
  • in flower from january (or even december) to may
  • pollination done by small bees from Andrena genus
  • dry to moist , alkaline substrate on full sun  to mid-shade places
  • in mediterranean area, a common species