Monday, November 9, 2009

Another adventure into Kaye’s bush

And what did we find today?

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Not sure. Will have to ask Kaye.

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Ditto.

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A potato orchid (Gastrodia Sesamoides), sometimes called Cinnamon Bells. More information here.

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A spider orchid, and that’s all I know.

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But here it is again from a different vantage point.

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A Spotted Sun Orchid (Thelymitra Isioides)

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And to finish off the walk we spied some koalas taking it very easy in the heat. That’s a cute little baby on mother’s back but it refused to turn around for the camera.

2 comments:

T said...

Loved the wildflowers Lesley. That spider orchid is pretty special, and the sun orchid is beautiful. We dont have them with spots here...great photos...
xt

Leisurely Lesley said...

Thanks Theresa. You're right - native orchids are pretty amazing.