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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 Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded May 18, 2019. Captured May 6, 2019 11:36 in 56, 4160 Brezovo, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  • f/4.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO200
  • 70mm