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Italian orchids

In Italy there are 29  genera and 189 species and subspecies of wild orchids. Almost all the species are geophytes, with the exception of  Liparis loeseliiMalaxis paludosa and Spiranthes aestivalis, that can be considered  epiphytes,  which develop on carpets of moss, and of sphagnum moss or on peat bogs.

 
 
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