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There are about 30,000 species of orchid worldwide making Orchidaceae the largest family of flowering plants. They are found in a diverse range of habitats. 

Orchids have distinctive flowers, consisting of three sepals and three petals. The third petal is greatly modified into a specialised structure known as a labellum. Another distinctive feature is the column, a fusion of the sexual parts of the flower (stamens and style) into a fleshy structure. Most terrestrial orchids grow from a tuber which is replaced each year. 

Some orchids are designated as rare and endangered plants. Others, although reasonably common, are very localised in their occurence. All orchids are protected species and should not be disturbed in their native habitat. 

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Orchid Acianthus exsertus (Large Mosquito Orchid)

Acianthus exsertus
Acianthus exsertus
Acianthus exsertus
Acianthus exsertus
Acianthus exsertus
Acianthus exsertus

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Orchid Bunochilus montanus (Montane Leafy Greenhood)

Bunochilus montanus
Bunochilus montanus
Bunochilus montanus
Bunochilus montanus
Bunochilus montanus
Bunochilus montanus

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Orchid Caladenia carnea (Pink Fingers)

Caladenia carnea
Caladenia carnea
Caladenia carnea
Caladenia carnea
Caladenia carnea
Caladenia carnea

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Orchid Caladenia cucullata (Lemon Caps)

Caladenia cucullata
Caladenia cucullata
Caladenia cucullata
Caladenia cucullata
Caladenia cucullata
Caladenia cucullata

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Orchid Caladenia fuscata (Dusky Fingers)

Caladenia fuscata
Caladenia fuscata
Caladenia fuscata
Caladenia fuscata
Caladenia fuscata
Caladenia fuscata

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Orchid Caladenia moschata (Musky Caps)

Caladenia moschata
Caladenia moschata
Caladenia moschata
Caladenia moschata
Caladenia moschata
Caladenia moschata

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Orchid Caladenia phaeoclavia (Brown-clubbed Spider Orchid)

Caladenia phaeoclavia
Caladenia phaeoclavia
Caladenia phaeoclavia
Caladenia phaeoclavia
Caladenia phaeoclavia
Caladenia phaeoclavia

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Orchid Caladenia tentaculata (Fringed Spider Orchid)

Caladenia tentaculata
Caladenia tentaculata
Caladenia tentaculata
Caladenia tentaculata

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Chiloglottis reflexa
Chiloglottis reflexa
Chiloglottis reflexa
Chiloglottis reflexa

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Orchid Chiloglottis trapeziformis (Diamond Ant Orchid)

Chiloglottis trapeziformis
Chiloglottis trapeziformis
Chiloglottis trapeziformis
Chiloglottis trapeziformis
Chiloglottis trapeziformis
Chiloglottis trapeziformis

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Orchid Chiloglottis valida (Large Bird Orchid, Alpine Bird-Orchid)

Chiloglottis valida
Chiloglottis valida
Chiloglottis valida
Chiloglottis valida
Chiloglottis valida
Chiloglottis valida

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Corybas diemenicus
Corybas diemenicus
Corybas diemenicus
Corybas diemenicus

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Orchid Corysanthes hispida (Bristly helmet orchid)

Corysanthes hispida
Corysanthes hispida
Corysanthes hispida
Corysanthes hispida
Corysanthes hispida
Corysanthes hispida

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Orchid Cyanicula caerulea (Blue Fingers)

Cyanicula caerulea
Cyanicula caerulea
Cyanicula caerulea
Cyanicula caerulea
Cyanicula caerulea
Cyanicula caerulea

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Orchid Cyrtostylis reniformis (Common Gnat Orchid)

Cyrtostylis reniformis
Cyrtostylis reniformis
Cyrtostylis reniformis
Cyrtostylis reniformis
Cyrtostylis reniformis
Cyrtostylis reniformis

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Orchid Diplodium revolutum (Large Autumn Greenhood)

Diplodium revolutum
Diplodium revolutum
Diplodium revolutum
Diplodium revolutum
Diplodium revolutum
Diplodium revolutum

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Orchid Dipodium hamiltonianum (Yellow Hyacinth Orchid)

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Orchid Dipodium punctatum (Blotched Hyacinth Orchid)

Dipodium punctatum
Dipodium punctatum
Dipodium punctatum
Dipodium punctatum
Dipodium punctatum
Dipodium punctatum

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Orchid Dipodium roseum (Rosy Hyacinth Orchid)

Dipodium roseum
Dipodium roseum
Dipodium roseum
Dipodium roseum
Dipodium roseum
Dipodium roseum

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Orchid Diuris chryseopsis (Golden Moth)

Diuris chryseopsis
Diuris chryseopsis
Diuris chryseopsis
Diuris chryseopsis
Diuris chryseopsis
Diuris chryseopsis

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