23 Dec 2022

Critter of the Week: Copper beard orchid

From the collecton Critter of the Week

The last critter of 2022 is a shy and retiring orchid that's threatened by habitat loss and climate change.  

The copper beard orchid (Calochilus herbaceous) is a stout orchid with a generous ruby beard and little black eyes.

Copper beard orchid

Copper beard orchid Photo: supplied