bog orchid


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bog orchid

n
(Plants) an orchid, Hammarbya (or Malaxis) paludosa, growing in sphagnum bogs in the N hemisphere. It has greenish-yellow flowers and its leaves bear a fringe of tiny bulbils
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In fact, most of our species, like the northern green bog orchid, have smaller, sometimes minute flowers, and in many species the flowers are inconspicuously colored brown or green.
Un arall sydd dan fygythiad o golli mannau gwlyb, corsiog ydi tegeirian bach y gors (Hammarbya paludosa; bog orchid).
A DRAWING of a rare bog orchid by Sir Paul McCartney is set to raise thousands for his favourite wildlife charity.
A rare bog orchid has also been picked to extinction on the estate.