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Monkey Orchid

Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Family: Orchidaceae
Hartslock, 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)
29 May 2006
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
British Isles status: native

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Photographer: Howard Parsons

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