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Rapazinhos

Orchis antropophorum L.

Habitat:

poor grassland, woodland edges, calcareous semi-arid soils

Notes:

20 individuals on the edge of a small eucalypt plantation; Synonym: Aceras antropophorum; Hybrids are common Orchis militaris

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2 Comments

jcmorais
jcmorais 10 years ago

Thanks Craig! I had that doubt about the genus... And yes.. this is a common species in Portugal. 8

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 10 years ago

Lovely photos of a nice group. Is it a common species in Portugal?
By the way, DNA sequencing resulted in Aceras being moved into Orchis, so this is now Orchis anthropophora.

jcmorais
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Lisboa, Portugal

Spotted on Mar 30, 2008
Submitted on Jan 13, 2012

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