Orchids in Black Hill Conservation Park

ORCHIDACEAE

Genoplesium rufum
red midge-orchid

This tiny orchid is easily overlooked.
The entire plant is about 10cm tall, the flowers are tiny, only a few millimetres across, and the leaves are like scales on the sides of the stem.

These photos were taken 7 May 2006 in Black Hill Conservation Park.

Genoplesium rufum
Genoplesium rufum
Genoplesium rufum
Genoplesium rufum extreme close-up.

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