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Wildflowers of Western Australia

Orchids - Gallery 7

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Broad-billed Duck Orchids
Broad-billed Duck Orchids
Paracaleana triens

Pouched Leek Orchid
Pouched Leek Orchids
Prasophyllum cyphochilum

Green Spider Orchid
Green Spider Orchid
Caladenia falcata

"The numerous devices to secure the application of the pollen to the stigma are often elaborate, indeed in certain cases they may be regarded as almost human in their ingenuity."
eminent Australian orchidologist, the late R. S. Rogers

Bee Orchid
Bee Orchids
Diuris laxiflora

Cowslip
Cowslip
Caladenia flava

Crystal Brook Star Orchid
Crystal Brook Star Orchid
Thelymitra magnifica

"It is not hard to think of these plants as active, intelligent beings when their mechanisms appear to be the result of knowledge, planning and artful preparations of a means to an end."
Orchids of the West - Rica Erickson

Primrose Spider Orchid
Primrose Spider Orchids
Caladenia xantha

Banded Greenhood
Banded Greenhood
Pterostylis vittata

Common Spider Orchid
Common Spider Orchids
Caladenia vulgata

Twisted Sun Orchid
Twisted Sun Orchid
Thelymitra flexuosa

Wimter Donkey Orchids
Winter Donkey Orchid
Diuris brumalis

Painted Rufous Greenhood
Painted Rufous Greenhood
Pterostylis picta

Midge Orchids
Midge Orchids
Cyrtostylis huegelii

Midge Orchid
Midge Orchid
Cyrtostylis huegelii

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