ORCHIDS IN THEIR NATURAL LOCATION – EUROPEAN ORCHIDS

ORCHIDS IN THEIR NATURAL LOCATION – EUROPEAN ORCHIDS

When selecting the species, we limit ourselves to the eccentric species of the European orchid flora, on the chlorophyll-poor forms. Instead of the green leaves, they only develop scale leaves.
43 Epipogium aphyllum (F.W. SCHMIDT) SW. – Leafless adversity. Location: damp, shady woods. 10 to 20 cm high.
44 Epipogium aphyllum (F.W. SCHMIDT) SW.: inflorescence.
The upturned lip suggests this, that in this clan the rotation of flower stalk or. Ovary is absent.
45 Limodorum abortion (L.) SW. – Violetter Dingel.
Location: light forests, Vineyards, kalkliebend. 50 cm high.
46 Limodorum abortion (L.) SW.: Part of the inflorescence.
47 Neottia nest-bird (L.) RICH. – Brownish rootwort-
Plant with 3 Inflorescences and one infructescence from the previous year. Location: Laub- and coniferous forests. 25 to 50 cm high.
48 Corallorhiza trifida CHÄTELAIN – European coral root. Location: Woods, Peat swamps, Alder fragments. 8 to 25 cm high.
Who meets these strange fellows outside, shouldn't forget, that like all our terrestrial orchids they are under strict nature protection! However, since orchids are particularly sensitive to changes in the habitat, For them, nature conservation does not just mean protecting individual plants, but if possible also their living space. Therefore, the continuation of the orchids is best in nature reserves or. Area natural monuments guaranteed.

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