The ada aurantiaca is an orchid that is an orange-scarlet color. Each flower is streaked with black on the inside. There are six to ten blossoms on each long, hanging stem.

Ada Aurantiaca Orchid

The ada aurantiaca is an orchid that is an orange-scarlet color. Each flower is streaked with black…

"Accidental manner of producing a jointed stem in Aspasia epidendroides." -Lindley, 1853

Aspasia

"Accidental manner of producing a jointed stem in Aspasia epidendroides." -Lindley, 1853

Brassia are tropical, American orchids. The lanceana variety have bright yellow sepals and petals splotched with brown, sometimes deep red. The leaves are dark green.

Single Flower of Brassia Lanceana

Brassia are tropical, American orchids. The lanceana variety have bright yellow sepals and petals splotched…

Brassia maculata flowers are large, pale yellow and spotted with brown. This flower blooms in spring and early summer.

Single Flower of Brassia Maculata

Brassia maculata flowers are large, pale yellow and spotted with brown. This flower blooms in spring…

A blue orchid, native to India.

Vanda Caerulea

A blue orchid, native to India.

Calypso borealis pink flowers with purple and yellow markings. The flowers are woolly-hairy within.

Calypso Borealis

Calypso borealis pink flowers with purple and yellow markings. The flowers are woolly-hairy within.

Cattleya bicolor is a variety of orchid.

Flower of Cattleya Bicolor

Cattleya bicolor is a variety of orchid.

The flowers of cattleya mendelii are seven to eight inches across. The sepals and petals are white, often tinted pale rosy mauve. The lobe is rich crimson purple passing into the yellow throat.

Cattleya Mendelii

The flowers of cattleya mendelii are seven to eight inches across. The sepals and petals are white,…

Cattleya trianae is a variety of orchid. This variety is easily obtained.

Cattleya Trianae

Cattleya trianae is a variety of orchid. This variety is easily obtained.

Chysis bractescens are three to five flowers that are about three inches across. The flowers are ivory-white with a yellow and red streaked lip.

Chysis Bractescens

Chysis bractescens are three to five flowers that are about three inches across. The flowers are ivory-white…

The flowers of coelia baueriana are small, white, and fragrant. The flower lip is yellow. The plant is an orchid.

Coelia Baueriana

The flowers of coelia baueriana are small, white, and fragrant. The flower lip is yellow. The plant…

The common name of corallorhiza is coral root. The multiflora variety is purplish. It grows a foot and a half tall or smaller. It has ten to thirty flowers.

Corallorhiza Multiflora

The common name of corallorhiza is coral root. The multiflora variety is purplish. It grows a foot and…

The flowers of cymbidium giganteum are dull purple, brownish, or yellowish green striped with purple. The plant is native to Nepal.

Cymbidium Giganteum

The flowers of cymbidium giganteum are dull purple, brownish, or yellowish green striped with purple.…

Cyperorchis elegans is an orchid native to the Himalayas. The flowers are yellow and one and a half to two inches across.

Cyperorchis Elegans

Cyperorchis elegans is an orchid native to the Himalayas. The flowers are yellow and one and a half…

Cypripedium californicum plants are either slender or stout. The flowers are small with six to twelve open at the same time.

Cypripedium Californicum

Cypripedium californicum plants are either slender or stout. The flowers are small with six to twelve…

The flowers of cypripedium pubescens bloom in May and June. The leaves are oval. The petals are usually twisted.

Cypripedium Pubescens

The flowers of cypripedium pubescens bloom in May and June. The leaves are oval. The petals are usually…

Cypripedium spectabile is a stout plant. The flowers bloom in June. It is found from Maine, New England, Minnesota, and the mountains of North Carolina.

Cypripedium Spectabile

Cypripedium spectabile is a stout plant. The flowers bloom in June. It is found from Maine, New England,…

Cypripedium spectabile is an orchid. It is also a variety of the lady's slipper.

Single Flower of Cypripedium Spectabile

Cypripedium spectabile is an orchid. It is also a variety of the lady's slipper.

Epidendrum ciliare has yellowish green flowers with a white lip. It is native to tropical America.

Epidendrum Ciliare

Epidendrum ciliare has yellowish green flowers with a white lip. It is native to tropical America.

Epidendrum radicans is a red flowering species. The flowers grow up to two inches in diameter. It is native to Guatemala.

Epidendrum Radicans

Epidendrum radicans is a red flowering species. The flowers grow up to two inches in diameter. It is…

This is a species of orchid common in southern brazil.

Stanhopea Insignis

This is a species of orchid common in southern brazil.

Orchid belonging to the Vanda family.

Vanda Kimballiana

Orchid belonging to the Vanda family.

The flowers of laelia anceps are purplish/rose colored. The petals have a greenish line on the back. This orchid is native to Mexico.

Laelia Anceps

The flowers of laelia anceps are purplish/rose colored. The petals have a greenish line on the back.…

Laelia cinnabarina is native to Brazil. The flowers are reddish orange. The stem has four to five flowers.

Laelia Cinnabarina

Laelia cinnabarina is native to Brazil. The flowers are reddish orange. The stem has four to five flowers.

Laelia purpurata is native to Brazil. The flowers are very large, six to eight inches across. The flowers bloom in spring.

Laelia Purpurata

Laelia purpurata is native to Brazil. The flowers are very large, six to eight inches across. The flowers…

A large flowered sobralia, a species of orchids from southern mexico.

Sobralia Macrantha

A large flowered sobralia, a species of orchids from southern mexico.

Masdevallia chimaera is native to Colombia. The flowers are white, yellow, or pinkish and marked with crimson.

Masdevallia Chimaera

Masdevallia chimaera is native to Colombia. The flowers are white, yellow, or pinkish and marked with…

Masdevallia coccinea is native to Colombia. The flowers are white and bloom in May.

Masdevallia Coccinea

Masdevallia coccinea is native to Colombia. The flowers are white and bloom in May.

Masdevallia muscosa is native to Ecuador and Colombia. The stem is hairy and bears a yellow flower. The flowers are a half-inch across.

Masdevallia Muscosa

Masdevallia muscosa is native to Ecuador and Colombia. The stem is hairy and bears a yellow flower.…

Maxillaria grandiflora is native to Peru and Colombia. The flowers are large, three to four inches across, and white. The flowers bloom in August.

Maxillaria Grandiflora

Maxillaria grandiflora is native to Peru and Colombia. The flowers are large, three to four inches across,…

Maxillaria houtteana is native to Guatemala and Venezuela. The flowers are nearly two inches across and bloom in April.

Maxillaria Houtteana

Maxillaria houtteana is native to Guatemala and Venezuela. The flowers are nearly two inches across…

Maxillaria sanderiana is native to Ecuador. The flowers are four inches across and pure white. The bases of the segments are purplish red.

Maxillaria Sanderiana

Maxillaria sanderiana is native to Ecuador. The flowers are four inches across and pure white. The bases…

Species of an orchid; these flowers are usually seen in the southeastern parts of brazil.

Stanhopea Oculata

Species of an orchid; these flowers are usually seen in the southeastern parts of brazil.

<i>Odontoglossum cervantesii decorum</i> is an orchid with large flowers. The flowers are spotted inside and outside with bright red.

Odontoglossum Cervantesii Decorum

Odontoglossum cervantesii decorum is an orchid with large flowers. The flowers are spotted inside and…

The flowers of <i>odontoglossum citrosmum</i> are large and span around three inches across. The flowers range from white to rose in coloration and bloom in May and June. The plant is native to Guatemala.

Odontoglossum Citrosmum

The flowers of odontoglossum citrosmum are large and span around three inches across. The flowers range…

<i>Odontoglossum crispum</i> flowers are produced at any season of the year. The flowers are white and spotted with crimson are brown.

Odontoglossum Crispum

Odontoglossum crispum flowers are produced at any season of the year. The flowers are white and spotted…

The flowers of <i>odontoglossum crispum</i> bloom in crowded clusters. The leaves are a foot long. The plant is native to Colombia.

Odontoglossum Crispum Habit

The flowers of odontoglossum crispum bloom in crowded clusters. The leaves are a foot long. The plant…

<i>Oncidium ornithorhynchum</i> flowers are soft rose-purple and one inch across. The flowers bloom in autumn and winter and are native to Mexico.

Oncidium Ornithorhynchum

Oncidium ornithorhynchum flowers are soft rose-purple and one inch across. The flowers bloom in autumn…

<i>Oncidium serratum</i> blooms in the winter and is native to Peru. The flowers are numerous and three inches across. The flowers are yellow with brown spots.

Oncidium Serratum

Oncidium serratum blooms in the winter and is native to Peru. The flowers are numerous and three inches…

<i>Oncidium tigrinum</i> blooms in winter and is native to Mexico. The flowers are a rich, reddish brown with spots of yellow.

Oncidium Tigrinum

Oncidium tigrinum blooms in winter and is native to Mexico. The flowers are a rich, reddish brown with…

<i>Oncidium varicosum rogersii</i> specimens have borne 150 flowers. The flowers are yellow with a few red bars at the base.

Oncidium Varicosum Rogersii

Oncidium varicosum rogersii specimens have borne 150 flowers. The flowers are yellow with a few red…

"Section of capsule of Ophrys apifera" (Bee Orchid). -Lindley, 1853

Bee Orchid Capsule

"Section of capsule of Ophrys apifera" (Bee Orchid). -Lindley, 1853

"Apostasia odorata; 1. a flower; 2. the stamens and style; 3. a cross section of the ovary; 4. a seed." -Lindley, 1853

Apostasia Orchid

"Apostasia odorata; 1. a flower; 2. the stamens and style; 3. a cross section of the ovary; 4. a seed."…

Baby orchid is the common name of <i>odontoglossum grande</i>. The flowers bloom in the autumn and are native to Guatemala. The flowers are yellow banded with rich, reddish brown spots.

Baby Orchid

Baby orchid is the common name of odontoglossum grande. The flowers bloom in the autumn and are native…

The flower of Coryanthes speciosa, a species of Bucket Orchids.

Bucket Orchid

The flower of Coryanthes speciosa, a species of Bucket Orchids.

"Megaclinium Bufo; 1. a portion of a spike magnified; 2. flowers in various positions, more magnified." -Lindley, 1853

Bulbophyllum bufo

"Megaclinium Bufo; 1. a portion of a spike magnified; 2. flowers in various positions, more magnified."…

Butterfly orchid is the common name of <i>oncidium papilio</i>. The flowers bloom in any season. The flowers are brown with bands of yellow.

Butterfly Orchid

Butterfly orchid is the common name of oncidium papilio. The flowers bloom in any season. The flowers…

The flower of a species of Caladenia orchids.

Caladenia Orchid

The flower of a species of Caladenia orchids.

The flower of the Angraecum eburneum species of Comet Orchids.

Comet Orchid

The flower of the Angraecum eburneum species of Comet Orchids.

The flower of a the Small Spathe Disa (Disa spathulata), a species of orchid.

Disa Orchid

The flower of a the Small Spathe Disa (Disa spathulata), a species of orchid.

The flower of the Diuris or Donkey Orchid.

Donkey Orchid

The flower of the Diuris or Donkey Orchid.

The flower of the orchid, Drymoda picta.

Drymoda picta

The flower of the orchid, Drymoda picta.

Species: Habenaria spp. View of a single flower showing its strange, fringed lip.

Fringed Orchid

Species: Habenaria spp. View of a single flower showing its strange, fringed lip.

Species: Habenaria spp. View of a single flower showing its strange, fringed lip.

Fringed Orchid

Species: Habenaria spp. View of a single flower showing its strange, fringed lip.

Species: Habenaria spp. From a spike of the purple fringed orchis.

Fringed Orchid

Species: Habenaria spp. From a spike of the purple fringed orchis.

Species: Habenaria spp. From the ragged fringed orchis.

Fringed Orchid

Species: Habenaria spp. From the ragged fringed orchis.

"Hetaeria pygmaea; 2. a flower; 3. the fertile stamen and two lateral sterile ones; 4. a cross section of the ovary." -Lindley, 1853

Hetaeria Orchid

"Hetaeria pygmaea; 2. a flower; 3. the fertile stamen and two lateral sterile ones; 4. a cross section…

Orchids contain over 6000 species. Their greatest display is in the tropics, where many of them are brilliantly colored.

Lady Slipper Orchid

Orchids contain over 6000 species. Their greatest display is in the tropics, where many of them are…

The flower of the orchid, Oberonia griffithiana

Oberonia Griffithiana

The flower of the orchid, Oberonia griffithiana

A diagram of the various parts of pollen of orchid. po- Pollinia; c- Caudicle; vd- Viscid Disk; vg- Viscid Glove; r- Rostellum; lr- Lip of Rostellum.

Pollen of Orchid

A diagram of the various parts of pollen of orchid. po- Pollinia; c- Caudicle; vd- Viscid Disk; vg-…