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Ophrys turcomanica

Ophrys turcomanica2.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
SubTribe: Orchidinae
Genus: Ophrys
Species: Ophrys turcomanica
Alliance:
Binomial name
Ophrys turcomanica
Renz 1978


Ophrys turcomanica is a plant of the family Orchidaceae that is found Iran.

Distribution[]

Plant is found growning in grasslands in North Eastern Iran

Description[]

Plant blooms in the spring with one to four flowers.

Culture[]

Plants prefer well-drained low-fertility soils and areas with partial shade. Plants are very sensitive to the addition of fertilizers or fungicides and transplanting because it kills symbiotic fungus. The plant is usually propagated through seed culture. This species is cool to intermediate growing. Divide plant when flower fades.


Varities[]

Image Name Description
Ophrys turcomanica.jpg Ophrys turcomanica variant Lip is dark brown with a light purple H shape, sepals and petals are white with magenta specks.

Naming[]

Common name:The Turkmenian Ophyrs

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