bee orchid


a European orchid, Ophrys apifera, whose flower resembles a bumble bee in shape and colour
any of several other orchids with beelike flowers

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Historical Examples of bee orchid

  • He leaned forward and took her hand which was idly playing with a bee-orchid she had plucked.


    Anna Miller Costantini