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Lady's slipper orchid. These flowers are orchids from the subfamily Cypripedioideae. The name of this orchid derives from its slipper-like pouch-shaped labellum, a specialised petal that attracts pollinators to the flower. There are more than 30,000 species of orchids worldwide, many of which are grown as ornamental flowers.
Model release not required. Property release not required.