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''Limodorum abortivum'', commonly known as Violet Limodore, is a species of myco-heterotrophic, achlorophyllous orchid and is native to central and eastern Europe, western Asia and the Mediterranean area.

Limodorum abortivum is a herbaceous rhizomatous plant growing to 85cm, with a lax inflorescence of 10-20 violet flowers produced from April to June. The leaves are reduced to scales and, although Limodorum contains photosynthetic pigments, these are insufficient to support the nutrition.. more

Species identified by Yael Orgad
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By Yael Orgad

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Uploaded Jan 18, 2019. Captured Mar 19, 2016 10:17 in Abba Khoushy Ave, Nesher, Israel.
  • COOLPIX P600
  • f/3.3
  • 10/500s
  • ISO100
  • 4.3mm