Cigar Orchid (Cyrtopodium punctatum)
The fantastically mottled and twisted flowers of the cigar orchid in a massive display deep in the Big Cypress National Preserve. This is by far the largest one I've found, and hopefully will provide plenty of seeds for this orchid to recover after decades of poaching.
- Rich Leighton
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- Cymbidieae, Cymbidieae