WA orchids

Collection by Candice Le Roux

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Cyanicula gemmata – Blue China Orchid

Cyanicula gemmata – Blue China Orchid

Cyanicula gemmata – Blue China Orchid

Cyanicula gemmata – Blue China Orchid

Caladenia longicauda

Caladenia longicauda

Pterostylis barbata – Bird Orchid  Pterostylis barbata – Bird Orchid...  The Bird Orchid is the most common and is distinctive for its translucent flower with dark green reticulate (netted) markings and a sparsely-fringed labellum.

Pterostylis barbata – Bird Orchid Pterostylis barbata – Bird Orchid... The Bird Orchid is the most common and is distinctive for its translucent flower with dark green reticulate (netted) markings and a sparsely-fringed labellum.

Caladenia arenicola – Carousel Spider Orchid (Part of the clubbed orchid group: CALADENIA HUEGELII COMPLEX – Orchids with clubbed sepals  This group of orchids have prominently clubbed (glandular) tips to the sepals . These glands emit pheromones which attract insects such as flies and wasps as an aid to fertilisation.)

Caladenia arenicola – Carousel Spider Orchid (Part of the clubbed orchid group: CALADENIA HUEGELII COMPLEX – Orchids with clubbed sepals This group of orchids have prominently clubbed (glandular) tips to the sepals . These glands emit pheromones which attract insects such as flies and wasps as an aid to fertilisation.)

Flower stalk emerging on Pyrorchis nigricans – Red Fire Orchid  Originally known as Red Beaks and Elephant Ears  These orchids produce large, fleshy, heart-shaped leaves commonly called ‘Elephants’ Ears’. A burn of the environment is usually necessary to induce flowering, particularly in coastal areas.

Flower stalk emerging on Pyrorchis nigricans – Red Fire Orchid Originally known as Red Beaks and Elephant Ears These orchids produce large, fleshy, heart-shaped leaves commonly called ‘Elephants’ Ears’. A burn of the environment is usually necessary to induce flowering, particularly in coastal areas.

Blue fairy orchid also known as the blue beard orchid. Pheladenia deformis. Found in the Joondalup area

Blue fairy orchid also known as the blue beard orchid. Pheladenia deformis. Found in the Joondalup area

Pterostylis recurva – Jug Orchid

Pterostylis recurva – Jug Orchid

Pterostylis recurva – Jug Orchid

Pterostylis recurva – Jug Orchid

Microtis – Mignonette Orchids  (Onion Orchids)

Microtis – Mignonette Orchids (Onion Orchids)

The underside of the petals of a Elythranthera brunonis, also known as Purple Enamel Orchid

The underside of the petals of a Elythranthera brunonis, also known as Purple Enamel Orchid

Elythranthera brunonis, also known as Purple Enamel Orchid

Elythranthera brunonis, also known as Purple Enamel Orchid

Diuris longifolia aka the purple pansy orchid

Diuris longifolia aka the purple pansy orchid

Caladenia discoidea commonly known as the dancing spider orchid, antelope orchid or bee orchid

Caladenia discoidea commonly known as the dancing spider orchid, antelope orchid or bee orchid

A carousel spider orchid. The white labellum with the red tip, the long fringes, the 4 rows of calli, the slightly clubbed sepals.

A carousel spider orchid. The white labellum with the red tip, the long fringes, the 4 rows of calli, the slightly clubbed sepals.