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White Nun Orchid

Wildlife from Guatemala

This is Guatemala's national flower; which is also called the "Lycaste Skinneri Alba". The White Nun Orchid is very rare, and it represents beauty and peace in their country. The White Nun Orchid was named Guatemala's national flower in 1934.

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