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Wildflowers of Western Australia

Orchids - Gallery 5

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Hare Orchid
Hare Orchid
Leporella fimbriata

Warty Hammer Orchid
Warty Hammer Orchid
Drakaea livida

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Fringed Mantis Orchid
Green Spider Orchid
Caladenia falcata

Darwin suggested the orchids slowly evolving adaptations are incomparably superior to the “contrivances and adaptations which the most fertile imagination of the most imaginative man could suggest with unlimited time at his disposal.

Common Mignonette Orchid
Mignonette Orchids
Microtis media

Clubbed Spider Orchid
Clubbed Spider Orchid
Caladenia longiclavata

Lemon Scented Sun Orchid
Lemon-scented Sun Orchid
Thelymitra antennifera

"At last I understood the mechanism of the flower."
Charles Darwin on the Fertilization of Orchids.

Clown Orchid
Clown Orchid
Caladenia roei

Purple Enamel Orchid
Purple Enamel Orchid
Elythranthera brunonis

Blood Spider Orchid
Blood Spider Orchid
Caladenia filifera

"If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly,
our whole life would change." - Buddha

Leopard Orchid
Leopard Orchid
Thelymitra benthamiana

Mosquito Orchid
Mosquito Orchid
Cyrtostylis robusta

Red-veined Shell Orchid
Red-veined Shell Orchid
Pterostylis hamiltonii

Silky Blue Orchids
Silky Blue Orchids
Cyanicula sericea

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Silky Blue Orchid
Silky Blue Orchid
Cyanicula sericea

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