The Queen of Sheba - Thelymitra speciosa - This flamboyant beauty is native to Western Australia. It grows in open, sandy clays in exposed plains within the Wheatbelt. It’s reliant upon Tulasnella fungi for germination. Orchids of this genus often mimic other nectar-providing plants in order to be pollinated, typically by bees.

Orchid - The Queen of Sheba - Thelymitra speciosa - This flamboyant beauty is native to Western Australia. It grows in open, sandy clays in exposed plains within the Wheatbelt. It takes between 7 to 10 years to flower-

Cranbrook bell (Darwinia meeboldii) Endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.

Cranbrook bell ~ Barbara Waldoch - Pixdaus (Darwinia meeboldii (Cranbrook Bell) is a shrub which is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.

Orchid: Caladenia procera - Rare and threatened, sexually-deceptive orchid from Busselton region, Western Australia - Flickr - Photo Sharing!

°Orchid: Caladenia procera - Rare & threatened, sexually-deceptive orchid from Busselton region, Western Australia

Golden Shower (bossiaea linophylla), Balingup, Western Australia

Golden Shower (bossiaea linophylla), Balingup, Western Australia ~ Photo by Peter Matthews

Kangaroo Paw "Bush Dance". A beautiful and drought resistant Australian native plant.

Kangaroo Paw: Anigozanthos 'Bush Dance' [Family: Haemodoraceae] - A beautiful and drought-resistant Australian native plant.

Rabbit Ears Orchid. Anglesea. Australia

This is another of my favourite orchids, rabbitears. You can see why it is called this if you look at the shadow- it looks just like a rabb.

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illustration: Brunonia australis

' Brunonia sericea (now Brunonia australis) ' by Ferdinand Bauer Florae Novae Hollandiae plate - Illustrationes Florae Novae Hollandiae -

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