FUCK YEAH, ORCHID SPECIES!


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1:04 am
May 16, 2012
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Glossodia major, also known as the waxlip orchid or parson-in-the-pulpit, native to Australia, where it can be found growing in the states of Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. Photographed in situ by Eric Hunt in the Mount Beckworth Scenic Reserve, Victoria, Australia.

Glossodia major, also known as the waxlip orchid or parson-in-the-pulpit, native to Australia, where it can be found growing in the states of Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. Photographed in situ by Eric Hunt in the Mount Beckworth Scenic Reserve, Victoria, Australia.


Source: Flickr / ericinsf
Tags: Glossodia Orchidaceae orchids Australia in situ


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9:25 pm
April 13, 2012
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Thelymitra rubra, the salmon sun orchid, is endemic to southeastern Australia. Photographed in situ in Donvale, Melbourne, Australia by Paul Price.

Thelymitra rubra, the salmon sun orchid, is endemic to southeastern Australia. Photographed in situ in Donvale, Melbourne, Australia by Paul Price.


Source: Flickr / paulprice48
Tags: Thelymitra Orchidaceae orchids australia sun orchid


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10:44 pm
April 4, 2012
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Caladenia longicauda, or the common white spider orchid, is native to southwestern Australia. Photograph by Pete Hill.

Caladenia longicauda, or the common white spider orchid, is native to southwestern Australia. Photograph by Pete Hill.


Source: Flickr / blundershot
Tags: Caladenia Orchidaceae orchids australia


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9:03 pm
February 24, 2012
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Dendrobium speciosum can be found in the Australian states of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria; there is also a disjunct population in Papua New Guinea. The variety pictured here (D. speciosum var. grandiflora), however, is only found in southeast Queensland. Photograph by Eric Hunt.

Dendrobium speciosum can be found in the Australian states of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria; there is also a disjunct population in Papua New Guinea. The variety pictured here (D. speciosum var. grandiflora), however, is only found in southeast Queensland. Photograph by Eric Hunt.


Source: Flickr / ericinsf
Tags: Dendrobium Orchidaceae orchids Australia


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1:34 pm
February 2, 2012
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Dockrillia linguiforme, also known as the tongue orchid, is a native of rain forests and eucalyptus forests in Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. Photographed in situ by Moximus.

Dockrillia linguiforme, also known as the tongue orchid, is a native of rain forests and eucalyptus forests in Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. Photographed in situ by Moximus.


Source: Flickr / moximus
Tags: Dockrillia Orchidaceae orchids Australia


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3:07 pm
December 29, 2011
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The late donkey orchid, Diuris emarginata, native to the south of the state of Western Australia. Photographed in situ by AdamsWife in Frankland, Australia.

The late donkey orchid, Diuris emarginata, native to the south of the state of Western Australia. Photographed in situ by AdamsWife in Frankland, Australia.


Source: flickr.com
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4:25 pm
December 27, 2011
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Sarcochilus falcatus, the type for the genus, is endemic to Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria in Australia. It is also known there as the orange blossom orchid due to its strong fragrance similar to that of its namesake. Grown and photographed by Terling on Flickr.  

Sarcochilus falcatus, the type for the genus, is endemic to Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria in Australia. It is also known there as the orange blossom orchid due to its strong fragrance similar to that of its namesake. Grown and photographed by Terling on Flickr.  


Source: Flickr / martoni
Tags: Orchidaceae Australia Sarcochilus Aeridinae fragrant flowers