I have written before about this Christmas Orchid.It is not quite a "local", but it is growing on the South Coast of NSW, around Ulladulla. But its name and flower-timing makes it totally appropriate for my posting at Christmas.
Last week, on the way back to Robertson from Merimbula, I stopped off at a particular locality, beside the Princes Highway, where the Christmas Orchid is known to be found.
Two minutes checking, and these images were in my Camera.
|Flower head of Christmas Orchid|
|The flower of Calanthe australasica|