Rare Plants. — Old Guv Legends

Western underground orchid (Rhizanthella gardneri) (Credit: Andrew Brown) This unusual orchid spends its entire life underground. It even flowers underground, in late May and early June, producing more than a hundred cream to reddish flowers, and a strong fragrance. It only lives in the Broom bush shrubland in western Australia. It lacks chlorophyll so cannot […]

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