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Tiny mosquito orchid - Acianthus exiguus Literally a tiny orchid on a stem about 10 Cm tall. To see the beauty one has to look very close. Acianthus exiguus,Australia,Geotagged,Tiny mosquito orchid,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Tiny mosquito orchid - Acianthus exiguus

Literally a tiny orchid on a stem about 10 Cm tall. To see the beauty one has to look very close.

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''Acianthus exiguus'', commonly known as tiny mosquito orchid, is a flowering plant in the orchid family Orchidaceae and is endemic to New South Wales in Australia. It is a terrestrial herb with a single, heart-shaped leaf and up to five translucent greenish-white flowers with pinkish markings and is found growing in forests on the north coast of the state.

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Uploaded Aug 13, 2019. Captured Jul 23, 2019 15:05 in 6 Roma Rd, Valentine NSW 2280, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/99s
  • ISO250
  • 76mm