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Monkey Orchid

Plantae
Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Hartslock nature reserve, Oxfordshire.

These orchids are known to have grown in the area for many years, nearly being lost after the Second World War. Now they are carefully tended and nurtured. (See Hartslock Reserve.)
30 May 2006
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
 
British Isles status: native
Vulnerable
Rare
Perennial


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D70
30/05/2006 08:52:44
1/100 sec - F/25
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 320
Depth of field: 0.02 m (0.29 - 0.31)
Light value: 14.3



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