Monday, 23 May 2011

Tiny Mosquito Orchid

For the past week or so I have been watching a patch of terrestrial orchids which has a number of developing flower stems and today a few of the flowers had opened.
With the flowers opened I have been working on the identification as there are a few of the genus Acianthus that are quite similar. Having been on the web and compared a number of photos I am reasonably confident that this is the Tiny Mosquito Orchid Acianthus exiguus.

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