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Neotinea lactea

Neotinea lactea
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Copyright: Nikos Roditakis (NikosR) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-03-01
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D5200, 90mm Tamron AF SP f/2.8 VC USD
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2017-03-09 7:42
Viewed: 1208
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Neotinea lactea (Poir.) R.M.Bateman, Pridgeon & M.W.Chase, 1997
Family: Orchidaceae

Neotinea lactea is a wild orchid of Cretan flora (10-20 cm heigh)very common in many regions of Greece and in Mediterranean basin. It is found on sunny places either on rocky hills and uncultivated land either in cultivated olives and vines. Its petal are milky colored with many red spots with a pleasant fragrance.
This was collected from my organic vineyard.
I posted the all plant and its flower stem in WS

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-03-09 12:42]

Hi Nikos,a magnificent macro showing us the small flower of this wild orchid in a great way,and 2 useful WS with the full flowers and full plant,well done. Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2017-03-09 18:02]

Hello Nikos,
You have chosen a beautiful orchid to post today. A lovely specimen with rich color and a unique shape that only an orchid can possess. Nicely focused and displayed in an attractive vertical composition.

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2017-03-10 2:30]

Excellent picture of this Orchid. Beautiful color and excellent control of the light and whit color. Nice composition too.
Thanks for sharing it.

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