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Glossary
terrestrial
A plant that grows on the ground, like most plants do.Grows on or in the ground.
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A plant that grows on the ground, like most plants do.Grows on or in the ground.
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Satyrium
Family Orchidaceae
Name Satyrium
Abbreviation Satm.
Etymology
Satyrium From Greek satyrion meaning an aphrodisiac made from ragwort, referring to the traditional aphrodisiac properties of the plant's tubers.

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Satyrium odorum
  See also:  Terestrials

Satyrium is a small genus of terrestrial orchids that come from South Africa. A number of them grow in wet areas or seasonally wet areas and should be treated as bog plants.

 Satyrium odorum


Flowers
Name Satyrium odorum
Etymology
odorum From Latin odorus meaning fragrant.

This orchid has an unusual spicy, clove fragrance.


Flowers

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