Heath spotted-orchid

Description
These orchids have been preserved in alcohol. Most plants in museum collections have been pressed and dried to form herbarium collections, however, orchids are often preserved wet to allow the complex three dimensional structure of their flowers to be studied.
Accession Loan No.
200/2010/2
Collection Class
Plants
Common Name
heath spotted-orchid
Simple Name
plant: orchid
Full Name
Dactylorhiza maculata ericetorum (Linton) P Hunt & Summerhayes: ORCHIDACEAE: heath spotted-orchid
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
SPERMATOPHYTA: MAGNOLIOPHYTA
Family
ORCHIDACEAE
Genus
Dactylorhiza
Species
maculata ericetorum

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