Ophrys × novellae Licheri & Rodi

, GIROS Orch. Spont. Eur. 61(2): 390, 394 (2018).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Orchidee Spontanee d'Europa - Rivista semestrale del GIROS
61(2): 390, 394
Date of Publication
Nov 2018
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
A.Licheri 1330/AE
Sardiniae meridiana provincia, in terra Sulcitana, loco dicto Porto Pino, ad Sanctam Annam Arnensem, 2 m
Collection Date
11 Jul 2018
Type Herbaria
holotype CAG
Distribution Of Types
Sardegna (Southwestern Europe, Europe)
Type Remarks
Plant collected by A.Licheri on 22 Feb 2018


Publ. as Ophrys x novellae Licheri & Rodi nothosp. nov., nothosubsp. novellae to satisfy Art. H5.2 ICN (2018); The nothospecific epithet is dedicated to Novella Casula, an expert orchidologist, who first discovered the hybrid.


Hybrid Parent
Ophrys tenthredinifera subsp. neglecta (Parl.) E.G.Camus, Monogr. Orchid. 262 (1908).
Hybrid Parent
Ophrys iricolor subsp. eleonorae (Devillers-Tersch. & Devillers) Kreutz, Kompend. Eur. Orchid. 103 (2004).