Story: Orchids

Bearded orchid (4th of 4)

Bearded orchid

The lower petal or lip of the bearded orchid Calochilus paludosus is covered in long purple hairs.

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New Zealand Native Orchids
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Ian St George, 'Orchids - Orchid habitat, features and conservation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Ian St George, published 24 Sep 2007