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World's Smallest Orchid

World's Smallest Orchid by Lou Jost
Platystele
Order: 
Asparagales
Family: 
Orchidaceae
IUCN Red List status: 
New to Science

Description

Protected by the following WLT projects:

The World's smallest orchid was discovered by botonist Lou Jost (EcoMinga) amoungs the routes of another orchid species. The flowers measure only 2mm accross and the petals are so thin they are translucent.

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