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Recent observations

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What

Pink Lady's Slipper Cypripedium acaule

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

June 6, 2007 12:26 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Pink lady's slipper

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Observer

kueda

Date

November 3, 2014 04:37 PM NZDT

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What

Orchids Family Orchidaceae

Observer

congonaturalist

Date

November 23, 2014 12:04 PM CET

Place

Kinshasa (Google, OSM)

Description

Growing on an Elaeis palm

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What

Great Plains ladies'-tresses Genus Spiranthes

Observer

marcopperman

Date

November 15, 2014 11:32 AM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Ladies Tresses (Spiranthes sp.) Spiranthes cernua

Observer

ncowey

Date

October 15, 2014

Description

I can't decide whether the species is S. lacera var. gracilis or S. tuberosa.

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Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

October 7, 2013

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What

three-birds orchid Triphora trianthophora

Date

August 24, 2014

Description

I was almost doing backflips down the mountain slope when I found this in flower. Found a small colony on a slope leading down into a mountain cove. All or most members of the colony flowered simultaneously. These orchids are often in flower for little more than 24 hours. Seeing these in flower is a matter of timing and skill. Or in my case plain dumb luck.

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What

Orchids Family Orchidaceae

Observer

adansamir

Date

November 15, 2014

Description

Este ejemplar recibe su nombre ya que su forma asemeja a una zapatilla, este ejemplar se encuentra en un buen lugar limpio y propio para su desarrollo.

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What

Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

Date

August 9, 2014

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What

shining ladies'-tresses Spiranthes lucida

Date

June 14, 2014

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Date

August 23, 2013

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Date

September 11, 2014

Place

Cades Cove (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

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,...

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