Neottia nidus-avis flowers



orchid_birds_nest_9.6.2011

Neottia nidus-avis flowers



Orchid-Birds-nest-A1-13

Occurance :-  It is widespread across most of Europe,  Algeria, Tunisia, western Siberia, the Caucasus, Iran and Turkey.

The Bird’s-nest Orchid flowers



Neottia nidus-avis

The Bird’s-nest Orchid flowers



birds-nest-orchid-1277

Neottia nidus-avis



birds-nest-orchid-9

Neottia nidus-avis flowers



Birdsnest-close_opt

Neottia nidus-avis flowers



Birds-nest

It is a non-photosynthetic orchid,It  lacks chlorophyll and obtains its food from decaying organic material with the help of mycorrhizae.

Neottia nidus-avis flowers



125983693

Common name:- Bird’s-nest Orchid.

Neottia nidus-avis flowers



671b3

Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Plantae

(unranked):        Angiosperms

(unranked):        Monocots

Order:   Asparagales

Family:  Orchidaceae

Subfamily:           Epidendroideae

Genus: Neottia

Species:               N. nidus-avis

Binomial name  : Neottia nidus-avis

Neottia nidus-avis flower



5550b1e921d72904e200003b