A Wild Calypso Orchid grows in heavily forested areas. The orchid is also know as the Fairy slipper or Venus's slipper. The species range of the calypso orchid is circumpolar. Found in the northern United States, Canada, Scandinavia, Russia & Japan. The species is considered threatened or endangered in several U.S. states & Sweden & Finland. It is virtually impossible to cultivate the calypso orchid due to a specific beneficial fungus associated with its roots

A Wild Calypso Orchid grows in heavily forested areas. The orchid is also know as the Fairy slipper or Venus's slipper. The species range of the calypso orchid is circumpolar. Found in the northern United States, Canada, Scandinavia, Russia & Japan.

A beautiful donkey orchid growing in the forest in Busselton Western Australia by MeadowLark

Orchid-Mimicry: A beautiful Donkey-Orchid [Diuris] growing in the forest in Busselton, Western Australia

Orquídea

Paphiopedilum fairrieanum or Fairrie's Paphiopedilum. Found in the Indian Himalayas and Bhutan at an altitude of meters.

Slipper-orchid: Paphiopedilum Landmark 'Cry Baby' (Paphiopedilum glaucophyllum x  Paphiopedilum sanderianum) -  Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Slipper-orchid: Paphiopedilum Landmark 'Cry Baby' (Paphiopedilum glaucophyllum x Paphiopedilum sanderianum)

Photo taken at Hjelmsäter, Kinnekulle in southern Sweden

Photo taken at Hjelmsäter, Kinnekulle in southern Sweden

Orchid farm, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Having rented motorcycles in Chiang Mai and spent 3 days driving thru Northwest Thailand, which was both incredibly exciting & scenic.

Paphiopedilum micrantum var eburneum

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Japanese Radiata Seeds White Egret Orchid Seeds World's Rare Orchid Species White Flowers Orchidee Garden & Home Planting(China (Mainland))

Japanese Radiata Seeds White Egret Orchid Seeds World's Rare Orchid Species White Flowers Orchidee Garden & Home Planting(China (Mainland)) Mais

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