Ophrys cilicica is a plant of the family Orchidaceae and the genus Ophrys
Plant is found growing in grassy areas of Southeastern Turkey to N. Syria and Iran
Plant blooms in the summer with several flowers
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.
|Ophrys cilicica variant||Lip is dark brown with white streaks, sepals and petals are pink|
Common name:The Cilicia Ophyrs
- Ophrys kurdica D.Rückbr. & U.Rückbr. (1975).
- Ophrys kurdistanica Renz (1978).
- Ophrys kurdica subsp. kurdistanica (Renz) Soó (1979 publ. 1980).