Ghost Orchid Seedling (Dendrophylax lindenii)
A very rare sight!!! Although the ghost orchid is known as a "leafless orchid" - when it is just sprouting its recognizable and distinct roots on its host tree, there is a tiny vestigial leaf - an evolutionary throwback to an earlier ancestor.
- Rich Leighton
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- 3008x2000 / 3.2MB
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- Contained in galleries
- Vandeae, Vandeae