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Plectorrhiza brevilabris (Orchidaceae)

  Dainty epiphyte on the fine twigs of an Acacia tree. I didn’t expect to see such treasures in a secondary regrowth forest but it is telling that such forests do have good conservation value and provide refuge for uncommon … Continue reading

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Oberonia rimachila (Orchidaceae)

One of the common Oberonia orchids in the region, I found this growing on a tree within the CSIRO arboretum – a good sign that native orchids do come and make their home on cultivated trees. Or perhaps we should … Continue reading

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