On a stone wall on Green Lane West at Cornwall Park.
Orquídea de flores blancas
Orchidea ruderal dentro y fuera del Parque Montebello
Orchidaceae, con flores aromáticas, corola amrilla
Not sure if this is a different species to previous observation, or just at a different stage of development?
Several fine specimens alongside track.
View of airborne seeds when stalk tapped.
Pterostylis graminea, growing under shrubs in native forest remnant.
More colonies found following previous observation on Oct 8th in the same locality.
Patch of orchids growing under leaf litter on the edge of the bush in a dry spot. The tops of the dorsal sepals were all that were visible until I gently cleared the litter away. They are growing at an elevation of 427 m. The sepals are red and 25 mm long, the petals are pale and 12 mm long.
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,...