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Flower  Butterfly Orchid Close Up

Butterfly Orchid Close Up - Photo  Copyright 2001 Gary Bradley
Photo: G. Bradley

UK Safari Tip:
Carry a good hand lens with you to reveal all the intricate detail of wild flowers - click here


Only insects with long tongues, such as butterflies and moths, will be able to appreciate the nectar from the butterfly orchid. Each of the flowers have a long, narrow tube shaped lip.

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