Monday, 1 December 2014

Leopard Orchid

This is a Leopard Orchid - taken at the ever reliable Heatherlie Quarry in the Grampians.


You can find more macro shots at Macro Monday2 and I Heart Macro.  SM

16 comments:

  1. Another new plant I haven't seen before. You got a lovely shot of it!

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  2. Hello Stewart.
    This is beautiful orchid, beautiful colors.
    Perfect photographed.
    Best regards, Irma

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  3. Lovely shot. Bottom flower looks like it's poking it's tongue out.....lol!

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  4. I love orchids, and that one is so unique.

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  5. Beautiful flower and lovely colors and a plant i haven't seen before either!! Hope you're ready for a new week!!

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  6. Gorgeous! It's amazing how many different orchids there are.

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  7. That's really a pretty plant!

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  8. Lovely. Nice, too, to see things blooming. :-)

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  9. Delicately beautiful, yet showing strength.

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  10. The only time I ever saw an orchid in the wild was in the Everglades. This one is a beauty.

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  11. Great shots of such an unusual orchid. I don't think I've seen one shaped like this before. It's probably just me but in the bottom one I see a bear's (dog's?) face on a body with arms and brown legs stretched out.

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  12. Nice find and photo! The other day, I read something that said, we are still discovering new orchids on a regular basis.

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