Definition of Ophrys muscifera

1. Noun. European orchid whose flowers resemble flies.

Exact synonyms: Fly Orchid, Ophrys Insectifera
Generic synonyms: Orchid, Orchidaceous Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ophrys Muscifera

Ophiodon
Ophiodon elongatus
Ophiodontidae
Ophioglossaceae
Ophioglossales
Ophioglossum
Ophioglossum pendulum
Ophiophagus hannan
Ophir
Ophisaurus
Ophiuchus
Ophryoscolecidae
Ophrys
Ophrys apifera
Ophrys insectifera
Ophrys muscifera (current term)
Ophrys sphegodes
Opiliones
Opisthobranchia
Opisthocomidae
Opisthocomus
Opisthocomus hoazin
Opisthognathidae
Opisthorchiidae
Opisthorchis sinensis
Opisthorchis viverrini
Opitz
Opitz-Kaveggia syndrome
Oporto

Literary usage of Ophrys muscifera

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1826)
"... very strong ; and some of the kinds by far exceeded those in their natural place of growth ; particularly .the Ophrys muscifera; O. apifera; ..."

2. The Natural History Review: A Quarterly Journal of Biological Science by Cork Scientific and Literary Society, Cuvierian Society of Cork, Natural History Society of Dublin (1854)
"... so as Mr. Andrews also brought to notice and exhibited specimens of Trichomanes speciosum, and Ophrys muscifera, which were sent to him by Mr. Thos. ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"A name now confined in books to Ophrys muscifera, L., but originally more generally applied: thus Lyte (p. 222) says of various species of Habenaria and ..."

4. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1823)
"... ophrys muscifera, aud of the bee orchis, ophrys apifera. Their resemblance to these insects when in full flower is the most perfect conceivable; ..."

5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1869)
"On the movement of the pollinia o/" Ophrys muscifera (p. 56). —Mr. TH Farrer, who has lately been attending to the fertilization of various plants, ..."

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