Mali kaćun/Green-winged orchid, orchid family

Mali kacun_Orchis morio powder

Green winged orchid is a perennial herbaceous plant from the orchid family (Orchidaceae). There are two spherical tubers in the ground, one of which is young, nutritious, and the other, last year's, worn out, dark colour. The older tuber bears an upright stem that is ridged, green in colour, often red-purple near the top, and can grow 10-50 cm in height.

Name of Material in the local and Latin language
Mali kaćun/Orchis morio
Type of Material
Organic
Commonly Found Locations
Sunny and dry or moderately moist meadows and in light forests, up to 1500 m above sea level..
Major Industrial Producers or Suppliers
N/a

Colour
Pink to purple-red
Density
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Hardness
N/a
Melting/Boiling Point
N/a
Solubility
N/a
Structure
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Chemical Composition
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Industrial and Crafts Applications
N/a
Historical or Cultural Uses
Warm sweetened drink, folk remedy for inflammation of the mucous membranes.
Environmental Impact
There is no positive or negative environmental effect - limestone is a primary part of the environment.
Innovative or Emerging Applications
N/a

Extraction Methods
Extracting tubers from the ground.
Processing Techniques
Drying and grinding.
Sustainability and Environmental Considerations
Part of the natural environment.
Recycling and Waste Management
N/a