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Bonnet Orchid ( Cryptostylis erects )  Australia,Cryptostylis erecta,Geotagged,Summer,Tartan tongue orchid Click/tap to enlarge

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Cryptostylis erecta, commonly known as the bonnet orchid or tartan tongue orchid, is an orchid endemic to south eastern Australia. A small and common plant, it has dark green lance-shaped to egg-shaped leaves and up to twelve greenish flowers with a large, bonnet-like or hood-like, lilac-coloured labellum with a network of purple veins.

Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Dec 27, 2018. Captured Dec 26, 2018 16:38 in Galston Rd, Galston NSW 2159, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/11.0
  • 1/790s
  • ISO3200
  • 124mm