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Herminium monorchis
Herminium monorchis
Musk Orchid
Photographer: Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

ID: 0000 0000 0612 0554 (2012-06-11)

Copyright © 2012 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

  • date of photo  Jun 8, 2012
  • latitude 46.33000   longitude 13.64000     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Trenta valley, East Julian Alps (Posočje, Slovenia)
  • notes   Slo.: gomoljasti grban - Habitat: dry grassland, alluvial river deposit, flat terrain, shallow soil layer, calcareous ground, sunny place, exposed to direct rain, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 7-9 deg C, elevation 440 m (1.450 feet), alpine phytogeographical region. - Substratum: soil. - Comment: Growing in a group of three plants. A rare fund in Slovenia. Given coordinates do not describe the location exactly. - Protected plant species of the Natura 2000 network. Protected according to 'Uredba o zavarovanih prosto živečih rastlinskih vrstah' Ur.l. RS, št. 46/2004. (Regulation on protected wild plant species, Official Gazette of Republic Slovenia, no.46/2004) Enlisted in the Slovene Red List of rare and endangered species, marked by 'V' representing a vulnerable species. - Ref.: (1) A.Martinči et all., Mala Flora Slovenije, Tehnična Založba Slovenije (2007), p 782. (2) H.Baumann, S. Kuenkele, R.Lorenz, Orchideen Europas, Ulmer (2006), 109. Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8 and Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5
  • camera   Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8
  • contributor's ID #  Bot_628/2012_DSC3991
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Musk Orchid (photographer)
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