In the northern hemisphere, flowers are blooming, trees are leafing, and the hemisphere is becoming a nicer shade of green. Here’s some orchids from down south to celebrate. Lady of the Night Orchid (Brassavola nodosa) in Panama. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler
Unidentified orchid from Colombia: possibly Paphiopedilum sp. or Phragmipedium sp. Photo by Rhett A. Butler.
This orchid which resembles a spider is from Sabah, Malaysia on the island of Borneo. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler.
An orchid from Madagascar: Aeranthes sp. (similar to Aeranth. ramosa). Photo by: Rhett A. Butler.
An unidentified orchid from Thailand. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler.
Orchids growing up the trunk of a tree in a Colombian cloud forest. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler.
To see more photos of orchids from around the world: Orchids.