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Anacamptis pyramidalis [Pyramidal Orchid]

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 20:22

Rørslett, B. 2013. Anacamptis pyramidalis (L.)Rich. (Orchidaceae). Pyramidal Orchid. Plants from France. Flowers in visible and ultraviolet light. http://www.ultraviol...ramidal-orchid/

Anacamptis pyramidalis (L.)Rich.
NO: Salepsrot
SE: Salepsrot
DK: Horndrager
DE: Hundswurz
EN: Pyramidal Orchid

A medium tall, to 0.5 m, orchid native to Continental Europe and the British Isles..It has outposts in Denmark and Southern Sweden.

Plants photographed at Olonne-sur-Mer, France 31 May 2011.

Attached Image: ANAC_PYR_G1105315339_VIS.jpg
Image reference: ANAC_PYR_G1105315339_VIS.jpg
Visible light: Nikon D3S, Voigtländer 125 mm f/2.5 APO-Lanthar, daylight.

Attached Image: ANAC_PYR_I1105313551_UV.jpg
Image reference: ANAC_PYR_I1105313551_UV.jpg
Ultraviolet light: Nikon D40X, UV-Nikkor 105 mm f/4.5 lens, Baader U2" (Venus) filter, SB-140 flash.

The corolla of A. pyramidalis is densely covered with high conical cells.

Attached Image: ANAC_PYR_I1105313554_UV.jpg
Image reference: ANAC_PYR_I1105313554_UV.jpg
Ultraviolet light: Nikon D40X, EL-Nikkor 50 mm f/2.8 stacked on UV-Nikkor 105 mm f/4.5 lens, Baader U2" (Venus) filter, SB-140 flash. Crop from a full frame. 3X magnification.


[Published 23 June 2013]