fragrant orchid


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fragrant orchid

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(Plants) another name for scented orchid
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Noun1.fragrant orchid - European orchid having dense spikes of fragrant pink or lilac or red flowers with conspicuous spurs
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Gymnadenia, Gymnadenia - small genus of terrestrial orchids of North America and temperate Eurasia
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Considered one of the finest examples of valley mire habitat in south Wales, with populations of both Fragrant orchid and Broad-Leaved cottongrass, Henllys Bog has earned its status as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Rhai o'r rhain ydi tegeirian y gwenyn (Ophrys apifera; bee orchid), y tegeirian brych (Dactylorhiza fuchsii; common spotted-orchid) a'r tegeirian pr (Gymnadenia conopsea; fragrant orchid).
Much of the Wyre area is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and many rare species of flora and fauna can be found there, such as the pearl-bordered fritillary butterfly, common fan-foot moth and marsh fragrant orchid.
The cattle are being used to graze areas where there are rare plants such as rock rose, fragrant orchid, bird's-eye primrose, butterwort, blue moor grass, ladies mantle, bitter cress and marsh marigold.