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  • Jill Amanda Nixon

    Flying Duck Orchid #Orchids #7AwesomeJills #Gardening #Garden #FlyingDuckOrchid #DuckOrchid

  • John Liam

    Caleana major :: Flying Duck Orchid :: is a small orchid found in eastern and southern Australia. This terrestrial plant features a remarkable flower, resembling a duck in flight. The flower is an attractant to insects, such as male sawflies which pollinate the flower in a process known as pseudocopulation. In 1986 this orchid was featured on an Australian postage stamp. pinned by /johnjliam/romancing-the-orchid/

  • Faith Kuzmin

    Flying Duck Orchid, Topham Track, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Australia (first I find a monkey face flower, now there's a duck one? I want fancy flowers in my garden!)

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Flying Duck Orchid (Caleana major) by Bill Higham: This diminutive orchid, 15-20mm long, is found in eastern and southern Australia. #Flowers #Orchid #Flying_Duck

Orchid-Mimicry: 'Return-of-the Flying-Duck' [Caleana major]. Summer is here, which mean Flying-Duck-Orchid is back out in flower. This is such a cool-looking flower.

Flying Duck Orchid... crazy. Beautiful. My initial reaction though: Holy shit it does look like ducks!!

Japanese Orchids. If these smell good... these could quite possibly be my new favourite flower! :D

Fly Orchid !!! Flowers that look like bugs, bugs that look like flowers or other objects. What next will evolve by random chance and accident?

Caleana major, the Flying Duck Orchid is a small orchid found in eastern and southern Australia. This terrestrial plant features a remarkable flower, resembling a duck in flight. The flower is an attractant to insects, such as male sawflies which pollinate the flower in a process known as pseudocopulation. In 1986 this orchid was featured on an Australian postage stamp

Fuzzy Monkey Face Orchid by Columbus GV Team: Taken on a Habitat for Humanity Global Village mission trip to Guayaquil, Ecuador in June 2008. #ColumbusGVTeam #Ecuador #Monkey_Face_Orchid

Can you guess how the Monkey Face Orchid got its name? Photo by Columbus GV Team, via Flickr

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Singapore orchid. A possibility for my tattoo. Beautiful flower.