World's Smallest Orchid
IUCN Red List status:
New to Science
Protected by the following WLT projects:
- The Ecuador Rainforests (Cerro Candelaria Reserve)
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.