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It is about 1/2″ or so. t might be a bird planted orchid
I don’t think that it is a Shadow Witch Orchid (Ponthieva racemosa)
March 6th, 2014 at 8:15pm
Lovely flower. I’m jealous!
March 6th, 2014 at 9:27am
Metrosideros: that’s a mighty fancy word….but a good one! Stone: are you studying to be Sherlock Holmes??
March 6th, 2014 at 9:30am
Ok… I think I found it…. Shadow Witch Orchid (Ponthieva racemosa) http://jimbotany.com/PONTRAX2.JPG http://flnativeorchids.com/images/orchids/ponthieva_racemosa/ponthieva_racemosa02.htm Apparently… all native orchids in Florida are considered “protected” species… http://jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/060906/nes_22067590.shtml
March 6th, 2014 at 8:58am
Nice looking orchid…
It does have a zygomorphic flower. Can you show the whole plant?
March 6th, 2014 at 12:08am
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