Potato orchid (484/2283)

Gastrodia-aff-sesamoides-19903.jpg Peka-a-wakaThumbnailsPotato orchid

Potato orchid flowers. This species of native orchid often grows in association with exotic pine trees, and can sometimes even be found growing in gardens and traffic islands where pine bark has been used for mulch.

Scientific name
Gastrodia sesamoides
Common names
potato orchid
Location
Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
Photo ID
19903