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2011
Gymnadenia conopsea
Orchidee | Flowers | Liliopsida

Scientific Name - Gymnadenia conopsea

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Popular names - ura, limba cucului, Handwurz, Tarbibics, manina rosea, fragrant orchid.

Distribution and Habitat - originated in Europe and Asia, grows on grasslands, rocky grassy, hilly regions up to the alpine zone.

Description - Perennial species, geofita, tubers bifida with thick roots. Stems erect, cylindrical, rarely edge, high 10-50 cm tall, green-yellow. Caulinare Leaves 6-9, linear or narrow-lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, canaliculi front, inside hull edges denticulated fine papillae. Light-purple or pink flowers, grouped in loose cylindrical inflorescence. Bloom in April-August. Fruit capsules erect, flat seeds.

Propagation - by tubers.

Properties and Uses - can be planted in parks and public gardensice, or rocks on the grassy lawn.

Curiosity - Gymnadenia genus name comes from the Greek words 'gymnos' = empty and 'Aden' = gland.

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