Gymnadenia conopsea subsp. densiflora (Marsh fragrant orchid / Grote muggenorchis) is with spire-like spikes of pink flowers, each with a distinctly three-lobed lip and a long, slender, curved spur, easy to determine as one of the fragrant orchids. "densiflora" refers to the densely packed flower spike. The flowers have a spice sweet, clovelike scent. To give an idea of the dimentions: the length of the lip is between 3 and 4.5 mm.
image: Alendorf (DE) - 24/06/2010
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