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Red Beard Orchid

Calochilus paludosus

Description:

A flamboyant orchid with two flowers on each stem. The labellum has many red projections (calli) appearing as a bushy red beard.

Habitat:

In a local bushland reserve.

Notes:

http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/951...

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2 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

This habitat is famous for over 20 species of orchids. I got inspired to visit after mark and Leuba found some there.

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 6 years ago

What a beauty .. lovely series Martin

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 21, 2014
Submitted on Oct 21, 2014

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