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Some NZ beauts!

This is a discussion on Some NZ beauts! within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Hi all, after some confusion on posting photos, i worked it out! kudos to me ...

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    Default Some NZ beauts!

    Hi all, after some confusion on posting photos, i worked it out! kudos to me

    About 4 months ago i was in the NZ bush camping (if you could call it that) with my family and decided to go for a wander and see what i could find. This is what i stumbled across (almost literally!)

    These are Chiloglottis cornuta
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    Microtis unifolia
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    Unknown Pterostylis (misssed flowering by about two weeks )
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    Chiloglottis cornuta wow....awesome do you have close up photo for the small flower.? I hope you enjoy the camping.Zain

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    Zain, pic no. 2 is the closest i got, but still pretty
    The microtis flowers are actually really small to, about the size of a short grain rice, that is ONE grain too

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    COMMON NAMES
    Microtis unifolia-Common Onion Orchid-found from alpine to traffic islands lol
    Chiloglottis cornuta-Red Bird Orchid-not too common.....
    Pterostylis-Greenhood Orchids-Most are common as ever

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    that Chiloglottis is very nice, thanks for the pix!

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    nice find... that chiloglottis is quie a pretty flower too.

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    Cool native orchids, Jordan. I like the Chiloglottis cornuta.

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    everyone likes the chilo! lol wait till i find a greenhood, or a nematoceris in flower....hehe something to marvel at!

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    Very interesting orchid.thanks for sharing.

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