Acianthus caudatus was blooming in the fork of a tree Isolated patches of Caladenia parva were around Caladenia oenochila grew nearby. This is the first time I've seen this species!…
Pterostylis nutans with pollinating gnat.
Pterostylis nutans at the end of July, Melbourne
Chiloglottis trapeziformis flowering at the start of spring in Melbourne
Some nice specimens of Pterostylis sanguinea growing in the Brisbane Ranges. The species is named for its blood red blooms.
Stimulated by the prior season's bushfires and the La Nina rains, 2021 was a great year for Eriochilus cucullatus in the Blue Mountains of NSW.
2021 was a great year for Prasophyllum striatum in the Blue Mountains of NSW, presumably stimulated by the prior season's fires and La Nina rains.
Oligochaetochilus bisetus (Pterostylis biseta) in the Wimmera. I find it interesting how the rosette dries out before the flowers do.
Diuris punctata is known for its large purple blooms. Its sepals are especially long. I found this population in the plains around the Grampians.
The small duck orcid - Caleana minor - is commonly encountered in coastal heathland throughout Victoria. This particular reserve had hundreds of plants throughout it.