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Dactylorhiza sambucina x Dactylorhiza viridis

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 7 December 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Dactylorhiza sambucina x Dactylorhiza viridis (syn: Coeloglossum viride) = Dactylorhiza xErdingeri (syn: xDactyloglossum Erdingeri)

NL: Natuurlijke hybride tussen Vlierorchis en Groene nachtorchis. Voor beide oudersoorten zie de vorige posts.

EN: Natural hybrid between Elder-flowered orchid and Frog Orchid, Bracted Green Orchid. For both parent species, see previous posts.

DE: Natur Hybrid zwischen Holunder-Fingerwurz, Holunder-Knabenkraut und Grüne Hohlzunge. Für beide Elternarten, siehe vorherige Beiträge.

FR: Hybride naturel entre Orchis sureau et Orchis grenouille, Orchis vert, Satirion vert. Pour les deux espèces parentes, voir les messages précédents.


Image: Trechenu-Creyers (Fr) - 05/07/2013

Canon EOS 7D 1/800 second F/4.0 ISO 200 150 mm

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Longroute from Cagliari, Italy

We have similar wild orchids here in Sardinia or probably even the same species. I'm not a botanist so I can't say. I remember having photographed one of those long ago, if I find it I'll post it here.
This is a very good shot, with splendid light, good framing and clarity.

7 Dec 2013 1:00pm

@Longroute: Langroute, This is a hybrid species. None of the parent species occur in Sardinia, so it is impossible this hybrid can be found there. You are probably referring to Dactylorhize insularis, an orchid species with yellow lip and some red points on it. This species is closely related to Dactylorhiza sambucina, one of the parent species of this hybrid. I posted some images of Dactylorhiza sambucina yellow form a few days ago. I did not visit Sardinia yet, but in the comming years i surely intend to visit the island to search for its orchids. Thanks for your comment and let me know when you find your archived images of orchids.

omid from mashhad, Iran

wooooooooooooooow!
very nice!
so beautiful frame, focus, colors, lights & bokeh!
L O V E L Y !!!!!!

7 Dec 2013 2:58pm

Canon EOS 7D
1/800 second
F/4.0
ISO 200
150 mm

plantae
magnoliophyta
liliopsida
asparagales
orchidaceae
dactylorhiza
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