Story: Orchids

Winika cunninghamii (1st of 2)

Winika cunninghamii

In summer, Winika cunninghamii produces a scattering of flowers near the ends of its branches. With a diameter of 2.5 centimetres, the flower is the largest of New Zealand’s epiphytic orchids.

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New Zealand Native Orchids
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Ian St George, 'Orchids - Forest orchids', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 April 2024)

Story by Ian St George, published 24 Sep 2007