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Mycoheterotrophic Orchid This mycoheterotrophic orchid has no chlorophyll, so it makes no energy for itself. Each flower is less than 5 mm in size.<br />
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Here is a pic showing the whole plant :<br />
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Here is a close-up of the flowers :<br />
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Mycoheterotrophic Orchid

This mycoheterotrophic orchid has no chlorophyll, so it makes no energy for itself. Each flower is less than 5 mm in size.

Here is a pic showing the whole plant :

Orchid This mycoheterotrophic orchid has no chlorophyll, so it makes no energy for itself. Each flower is less than 5 mm in size.  The leafs of this Orchid has reddish tone to it.  There are 2 plants of them, one with flowers and the other without.<br />
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Here is a close-up of the flowers :<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/68838/mycoheterotrophic_orchid.html Malaysia,Orchid,Plant,Sabah

    comments (4)

  1. Absolutely gorgeous! Posted 4 days ago
    1. Yes, it is. The odd shaped petals is interesting, don't see that often. Posted 3 days ago
  2. Wow! some seriously-miniatured orchids! So pretty, good shot! Posted 4 days ago
    1. Yes, there are lots of tiny sized Orchids and easily overlooked when you walk in the forest. Posted 3 days ago

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Uploaded Nov 8, 2018. Captured Oct 24, 2018 22:00.
  • TG-4
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm