Islands of the E Aegean and adjacent part of SW Anatolia.
Grassland, scrub and pine woods.
Like a very narrow-lipped Ophrys speculum. The shiny blue "mirror" (speculum) occupies most of the central lobe of the lip. This species is one of the most insect-like of all ophrys in the general appearance of the flower.
Photographs: Rhodes 2008.
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