Left spike in last two photos (S magnicamporum on right for comparison)
Saw these while touring a home for sale on their property. About 15 or so in bloom.
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Not too sure if this flower is open enough for a species ID or not.
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,...