Ophrys lunulata

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Moon Orchid
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Moon Orchid Flower
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchidae
Subtribe: Orchidinae
Alliance: Orchis
Genus: Ophrys
Species: O. lunulata
Binomial name
Ophrys lunulata
  • Arachnites lunulata (Parl.) Tod.
  • Ophrys sphegodes ssp. lunulata (Parl.) H.Sund.
  • Ophrys aranifera var. lunulata (Parl.) Rchb.f. in H.G.L.Reichenbach
  • Ophrys aranifera subsp. lunulata (Parl.) E.G.Camus in E.G.Camus, P.Bergon & A.A.Camus

Ophrys lunulata, Moon Orchid, is a species of orchid native to the islands of Malta and Sicily in the central Mediterranean.[1][2][3]


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