Nematoceras Growing on damp south -facing grassy clay bank.
This was a complete surprise to find it growing at this site as it has been heavily modified.
Lovely white-flowered orchid, fairly common at the canyon.
Beautiful white-flowered orchid, close to overlook of meadow.
Thelymitra longifolia, plant with unopened flower buds. These orchids are quite common but the flowers rarely open.
Epihyte orchid in a humid forest
a wetland species
Orchidaceae is a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants with blooms that are often colourful and often fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family. Along with the Asteraceae, they are one of the two largest families of flowering plants, with between 21,950 and 26,049 currently accepted species, found in 880 genera. Selecting which of the two families is larger is still under debate, as concrete numbers on such enormous families are constantly in flux. Regardless,...