50 cm tall, numerous stiff leaves. Inflorescence with 1 to 4 flowers, green spur 25cm
Herb 15-18 cm tall, epiderm dark brown, leaves two, chartaceous, sessile, green above, with whitish veins, purple redish below, calyx light purple, flowers purple
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,...