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Ophrys sicula

By GeorgePlatis
Ophrys sicula belongs to Ophrys lutea group, where Ophrys is a Greek word which means eyebrow and lutea is a latin and it means yellow. This is a very delicate plant with a rather thin stem and the diameter of its lip is less than 10mm.
This is another fascinate orchid from Rhodes.

Tags: Orchid Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Rhodes

Voters: CarolG, Ted447, Badgerfred and 17 more


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CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
4 Mar 2013 2:03PM
V.2 for me, George, a much sharper image. A beautiful little orchid, you certainly have some beauties across the water Smile Carol

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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
4 Mar 2013 3:32PM
I also prefer V2 George !! Indeed a lovely orchid and a great write up on it !!
4 Mar 2013 5:01PM
V2 gets my vote today. It is really great.
Effrossini
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2013 5:10PM
wonderful colour and detail george brilliant dof and comp v2 for me today a belter nice one Wink
andy
ColleenA Plus
4 322 4 Australia
4 Mar 2013 5:15PM
V2 ... as its a sharp focus.... pretty orchid
Mrsbass 4 2 1 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2013 8:02PM
We all agree on V2! But three beautiful images of this very lovely flower.
mattberry 12 259 14 England
4 Mar 2013 9:43PM
I also agree that V2 is the best of the 3 shots George. A lovely fresh Orchid, well done!

Matt
Ayoob 5 Australia
4 Mar 2013 11:01PM
Great set of images............Grin
V2 gets my vote, its much sharper and better..........

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