Dactylorhiza species ?- Uttarakhand

 
 
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Dactylorhiza hatagirea is a common alpine ground orchid reaching up to an altitude of 4200m in Uttarakhand. Hand shaped tubers are medicinal and it is much exploited from nature.
Shot in fruiting stage in Valley of Flowers.
Not so easy to confirm in this condition, it can be Gymnadenia too.

 
 
 
 
 
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