Orchids of Naxos

Orchids of Naxos

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Naxos topoGuide: Ophrys bobmyliflora

The phrygana and shrublands of Naxos are rich in orchids. In the more mountainous and humid areas, we will find the very early Neotinea lactea and the Anacamptis laxiflora, Neotinea maculata and Orchis sancta - this last one can be quite abundant locally.

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Naxos topoGuide: Ophrys reinholdii

In the ravines and other shady and wooded places one could find the large Cephalanthera longifolia, the pale purple Dactylorhiza romana, the weird Limodorum abortivum, the Orchis anatolica, the impressive Orchis anthropophora, Orchis provincialis and the bizarre Serapias lingua and Serapias orientalis.

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Naxos topoGuide: Ophrys scolopax

In the phrygana we will meet the wide-spread but beautiful Ophrys scolopax, Ophrys bombyliflora, Ophrys omegaifera and Ophrys reinholdii. A careful observer may identify rare and very local Ophrys thesei, Ophrys gortynia, Ophrys ceto, Ophrys ariadnae, Ophrys cretica and Ophrys icariensis.

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Naxos topoGuide: Serapias lingua

Photos and Descriptions of orchid species of Naxos are included in the application Naxos topoGuide. The application is available for Android devices as well as for iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) by AnaDigit.
The application guides the user to locate the POI with accuracy.