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Ophrys apifera

Ophrys apifera
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Copyright: Ori Fragman Sapir (fragman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3032 W: 11 N: 2351] (43778)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-04-16
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D610, Tokina MACRO 100 F2.8D ATX-PRO
Exposure: f/32, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-04-22 2:23
Viewed: 866
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ophrys apifera is probably the most widespread bee orchid. In Israel it is rather rare and protected. In the right flower u can see the pollinia curving down to self-pollinate the flower.
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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2017-04-22 12:04]

Lovely capture of Op. apifera, including self-pollination.

Shavu'ah tov,


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-04-22 16:13]

Hi Ori,absolutely beautiful and absolutely perfect,great shot! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Great shot Ori i am now in Greece and find many orchids and a very strange one to of i am black i post this specie
Gr lou

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