Ghost Orchid (Epipogium aphyllum) is an endangered orchid found in the swampy forests of Florida and Cuba. The flower measures 3–4 cm wide and 7–9 cm long and is pollinated by the giant sphinx moth, the only local inset with a proboscis long enough to access the long nectar spur. Photo by Mick Fournier, wikipedia. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/633387421209406/ #Ghost_Orchid Beach Photos, Dendrophylax Lindenii, Bats, Florida, Rare Orchids, Ghosts Orchids, Blog, Flower, Caribbean Islands
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The Ghost orchid (Polyrrhiza lindenii) is an extremely rare, epiphytic orchid that grows without leaves on the trunks of trees in a small concentrated area of Southwest Florida. The plants are usually only visible to intrepid adventurers who must hike through hip deep water in the area’s cypress, pop ash and pond apple sloughs to reach them
The light can not exist without the darkness both in the physical world and within our psyche. We took a chance agreeing to be born. Some carried deep childhood scars that operate in the experience through out life. But Joy IS our birth right and we can not achieve this with out accepting what is difficult in ourselves and in this world.