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Lizard orchid

Lizard orchid
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Copyright: anita and mike allsopp (juanit) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 5 N: 270] (1522)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-06-12
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Orchids of Europe, Orchids of Great Britain [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-06-20 11:09
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Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The flowers of the Lizard Orchid (Himantoglossum hircinum) are streaked with purple and they have an immensely long strap-like lip that often becomes entangled within the flower head. The flowers are claimed to smell of goats!

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