There were two species of tall, stalked orchid flowers in the alpine habitat of Galchica National Park. This one whitish/yellow, the other (next photo) purple.
No idea on their IDs.
The other alpine orchid species, seen in tundra habitat in Galchica National Park, Macedonia.
epifita sobre mangle
Striped or spotted. Senescent
Any hope of an ID on this?
Orchidaceae is a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants with blooms that are often colourful and often fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family. Along with the Asteraceae, they are one of the two largest families of flowering plants, with between 21,950 and 26,049 currently accepted species, found in 880 genera. Selecting which of the two families is larger is still under debate, as concrete numbers on such enormous families are constantly in flux. Regardless,...