Lam. , 1779
The Monkey orchid (Orchis simia) is a greyish pink to reddish species of the Orchis genus. It gets its common name from its lobed lip which mimics the general shape of a monkey's body. The species' range is Europe, the Mediterranean, Russia, Asia Minor and Iran. It is noted for its pungent odor, which is similar to that of feces.
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