I got 177 mm in 3 days in late January and 227 in 4 days in late February. The bush has bounced back.
And now the summer/autumn Orchids are blooming, whereas they were not even visible two weeks ago.
These little orchids, some as small as 50 cm (2 inches high) are often hard to find in the grass.
One tends to try to remember where they were last seen and to mark them with natural features, such as a couple of bits of broken tree branches, or small stones. Nothing too obvious, of course.
Red Midge Orchid.
Fringed Midge Orchid
Tiny Greenhood - seeming the "Type"
of this confusing genus.
|Brown form of Speculantha parviflora.|
As yet not named as a separate species.
|Close-up of brown form of|
Speculantha parviflora (as yet un-named species)
Not the differences between this and the true species above.
|Lovely "Spiral Orchid"|
|Nice triple-flowered specimen of|
|Close-up of Eriochilus cucullatus|