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Naked Man Orchid / Satyr Orchid

Orchis italica


The process of a blossoming. (To be continued as next period the inflorescence will be filled with ...Satyrs).


The plants were found in semi-shady places between rocks where little soil is retained.


Since antiquity the Greeks called this orchid SATYR for this something between legs that could be associated with a penis or a tail.

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Δημοτική Ενότητα Χολαργού, Αττική, Greece

Lat: 37.99, Long: 23.83

Spotted on Mar 11, 2018
Submitted on Mar 13, 2018

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