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Epidendrum radicans (Fire Star Orchid)

Orchid's aren't exactly common in Canada. In Costa Rica we walk up to a volcanic rock field and what is colonizing the new ground? Orchids. This ground dwelling orchid is apparently considered a weed but I thought it was quite pretty.


Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Saturday, June 28th, 2008 at 1:21 PM
Exposure: 1/250 sec at f4.0
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 105mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor at 105mm
(equivalent field of view of a 157.5mm lens on a 35mm camera)
Region: Central America
Scientific Name: species related to Epidendrum radicans (Fire Star Orchid)
Tag: Costa Rica, flower
Larger image: 1999 x 1328
Raw image: 4288 x 2848

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