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Green-winged orchid

Anacamptis morio


The inflorescence is of various colours, mainly purple but ranging from white, through pink, to deep purple. From 5 to 25 helmet-shaped flowers grow in a loose, linear bunch at the top of the single stalk. A pair of lateral sepals with prominent green, occasionally purple veins extend laterally like "wings", giving the orchid its name. The broad, three lobed, lower petal is pale in the center with dark spots.


Meadows Korenica, Croatia.

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The MnMs
The MnMs 2 years ago

Thanks, Jim! they were a bit past their prime, I guess it was late in the season for them but a few still had fresh flowers.

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 2 years ago

Beautiful capture, Marta.


Lat: 44.76, Long: 15.71

Spotted on Jun 1, 2016
Submitted on Dec 12, 2016

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