Maria-bee's picture

Is this a Hybrid Pyramidal Orchid

Observed: 8th July 2012 By: Maria-bee
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andrewhodgson's picture

Not 100% sure, but mathces

Not 100% sure, but mathces this species more than any other.

miked's picture

Its either fragrant or

Its either fragrant or pyramidal, the ones in the background look like fragrant but foreground one might be pyramidal.
Just checked the site and I have seen many thousands of fragrant there. But on balance I would go for pyramidal.

miked's picture

well one on right is normal

well one on right is normal pyramidal. I have seen several very small pyramidals this year at other sites with just a few flowers and looking very miserable

Maria-bee's picture

Could this be a hybrid?

Thank you for all your help so far. I have made a few alterations to the initial question, because I’ve added some additional information and a new image. I was wondering if it could possibly be a hybrid?

Maria-bee's picture

I did think initially it was

I did think initially it was a Pyramidal Orchid, but I compared it to another image that I had taken onsite of the apparently the same species and there where subtle differences between the two. I have included the other image next to it. Could this be potentially a hybrid?

miked's picture

hybrids with fragrant do

hybrids with fragrant do occur but rare and not sure if they have been recorded from Buckinghamshire.