"It's the hardest British flower to see," he said. "It looks extraordinary. It produces these flowers without chlorophyll which in the dim light look like ghosts, and if you shine a torch beam on them they appear to be translucent white in the pitch darkness, almost like a photographic negative."Without chlorophyll. Amazing.
Saturday, March 20, 2010
Rare Orchid Thought Extinct Returns
More than two decades after being thought extinct, a rare wild orchid has been spotted once again.