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Contact: Richard Bateman

Short-Spurred Butterfly-Orchid

Caption: This is the more widespread Short-spurred Butterfly-orchid -- the likely ancestor of Hochstetter's Butterfly-orchid -- photographed on the adjacent island of Pico.

Credit: Richard Bateman

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