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New Guinea's newly discovered species - in pictures

The forests of New Guinea harbour a rich variety of flowering plants. Orchids are the prime example of this plant diversity, and 100 new orchid species from New Guinea were officially described between 1998 and 2008 alone. These include the magnificent pink Dendrobium limpidum from Papua New Guinea, described in 2003

Orchid-Mimicry: Showy Orchis: Galearis spectabilis forma Willey - Flickr - Photo Sharing! The Mimicry is visible just as the flower buds open.

Oncidium sphacelatum

A really hardy and cold tolerant Oncidium from Mexico through Central America and into South Eastern Venezuela.