Salep is a flour made from the tubers of the orchid. These tubers contain a nutritious, starchy polysaccharide called glucomannan. Salep flour is consumed in beverages and desserts and industry of pharmacy.
Orchidaceae (orchids) family of many types of powder obtained from undergroundtubers and beverages produced therefrom. In addition to the common name orchid species in Turkey. Orchids of the family; wire is rooted herbaceous plant. There are 2 units in the root nodules. The tubers contain starch-like polysaccharide glucomannancompound name given. The body is upright and cylindrical. The flowers are in clustersor spikes.