Orchid family : ORCHIDACEAE (LILIIDAE) in Australia

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Plants in Australia Plant
Classes

Acianthus caudatus
Mayfly Orchid
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Bulbophyllum baileyi
Bailey's Orchid
Townsville, February 2012
Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks

Caladenia flava
Cowslip Orchid
Wyee, September 2007

Caladenia carnea
Pink Fingers Orchid
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Caladenia dilatata
Green Comb Spider Orchid
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Caladenia fragrentisima
Scented Spider Orchid
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Caladenia oenochila
Wine Lipped Spider Orchid
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Caladenia verrucosa
Mallee Spider Orchid
Pink Lakes, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Calochilus robertsonii
Purple Beard Orchid
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Chiloglottis formicifera
Ant Orchid
Wyee, September 2011

Cryptostylis subuluta
Large Tongue Orchid
Wyee, January 2012

Cyanicula caerulea
Blue Fairy
Wyee, August 2009

Cymbidium species
Cymbidium
Sydney, September 2006

Cyrtostylis reniformis
Gnat Orchid
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Dendrobium Ekapol
Big Panda
Burwood, August 2007

Dendrobium speciosum
Rock Lily
Sydney, September 2006

Dendrobium tetragonum
Tree Spider-orchid
Wyee, November 2006

Dipodium variegatum
Spotted Hyacinth Orchid
Wyee, March 2006

Diuris alba
White Donkey
Wyee, August 2009

Elythranthera brunosis
Purple Enamel Orchid
Wyee, September 2007

Epidendrum radicans
Crucifix Orchid
Sydney, September 2006

Glossodia major
Wax Lip
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Leptoceras menziesii
Hare Orchid
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Lyperanthus suaveolens
Brown Beaks
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Petalochilus carnea
Pink Fingers
Wyee, September 2007

Petalochilus catenata
White Fingers
Wyee, September 2007

Phalaenopsis hybrid
Moth Orchid
Sydney, September 2006

Pterostylis curta
Blunt Greenhood
Wyee, July 2007

Pterostylis nutans
Nodding Greenhood
Wyee, July 2007

Thelymitra adorata
Adorable Orchid
North Wyong, September 2007
Photo: courtesy of Boris Branwhite

Orchids are known to be attacked by the caterpillars of some Butterflies and Moths in Australia, including:


Hypolycaena danis

Diathryptica proterva


Sphenarches anisodactylus

Homona species

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(updated 15 April 2014)