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Bee Orchid

Bee orchids in disused quarry

Flower spike, flowers and leaves

Flower arrangement on stem

Pink sepals, small green petals, stigma eyes

pollinia hidden under 'hood'

Close up of labellum. Slightly divided central

lobe, furry lateral lobes, yellow spots, light H,

orange stigma with pollinia above


Pollinia leaving pollen on stigma


Flower from above - pollinia hidden

Side view of labellum with lime green 

appendage pointing backwards

Side view of flower - pollinia in hood, furry 

lateral lobes and tip of labellum appendage

Flower with pink oblong petals


Leaf-like bract, reverse side of sepals with 

green lines