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Cephalanthera damasonium
Cephalanthera damasonium
White Helleborine
Photographer: François Meignant

ID: 0000 0000 1107 0959 (2007-11-19)

Copyright © 2007 François Meignant

  • date of photo  May 17, 2006
  • location   Velosnes, hill of 'La Romanette' (Meuse) (Lorraine, France)
  • family Orchidaceae
  • plant community   Forests
  • notes   20-60cm high. Flowering May-June. Flowers never open completly. Generally self-fertilizing. The term Cephalanthera comes from the ancient Greek roots 'kephal-' (head) and 'anther-' (flower): the flowers of some species look like a muffle.
  • camera   Canon PowerShot Pro 1
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   White Helleborine, Céphalanthère Pâle, Bleek Bosvogeltje, Bleiches Waldvöglein (photographer)
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