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Himantoglossum robertianum Himantoglossum robertianum<br />
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The Himantoglossum robertianum, formerly Barlia robertiana (Loisel. Greuter, 1967), or &quot;Robert&#039;s Orchid&quot;, is a plant belonging to the family Orchidaceae. His name is a tribute to the French botanist Gaspard Nicolas Robert (1776-1857). The Himantoglossum robertianum is one of the very first wild orchid to blossom and also one of the larger. It can be found especially in the central region of the Portuguese territory, predominantly in limestone areas. Giant orchid,Himantoglossum robertianum,Lamiales,Robert's orchid,orchids,plantae,plants,wild flowers Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Himantoglossum robertianum

Himantoglossum robertianum

The Himantoglossum robertianum, formerly Barlia robertiana (Loisel. Greuter, 1967), or "Robert's Orchid", is a plant belonging to the family Orchidaceae. His name is a tribute to the French botanist Gaspard Nicolas Robert (1776-1857). The Himantoglossum robertianum is one of the very first wild orchid to blossom and also one of the larger. It can be found especially in the central region of the Portuguese territory, predominantly in limestone areas.

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  1. Superb. I haven't learned much about Orchidaceae yet but their structures always make me wonder about what relationships they might have with insects. Posted 4 years ago

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The Himantoglossum robertianum, formerly Barlia robertiana (Loisel. Greuter, 1967), common names "giant orchid" or "Robert's orchid", is a plant belonging to the family Orchidaceae. His name is a tribute to the French botanist Gaspard Nicolas Robert (1776-1857). The Himantoglossum robertianum is one of the very first wild orchid to blossom and also one of the larger. It can be found especially in the central region of the Portuguese territory, predominantly in limestone areas.

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Uploaded Mar 12, 2016. Captured Mar 12, 2016 13:18.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/1.8
  • 1/320s
  • ISO200
  • 50mm