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Orchids of the Atlantic Rainforest

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010

The Atlantic Rainforest is rich in stunning orchids. For example, a survey completed at the Guapi Assu reserve in Brazil identified 97 species of orchid from 51 genera. Below are examples of orchids found in the Atlantic Rainforest.

Acianthera limae

Acianthera limae. Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista, published under Creative Commons licence.

Barbosella australis

Barbosella australis. Photo by America Docha Neto, published under Creative Commons licence.

Catasetum fimbriatum

Catasetum fimbriatum. Photo by Orchi, published under Creative Commons licence.

Cyrtopodium palmifrons

Cyrtopodium palmifrons.

Encyclia vespa

Encyclia vespa. Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista, published under Creative Commons licence.

Masdevallia infracta

Masdevallia infracta © Steve Manning

Myoxanthus punctatus

Myoxanthus punctatus. Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista, published under Creative Commons licence.

Octomeria alpina

Octomeria alpina. Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista, published under Creative Commons licence.

Octomeria decumbens

Octomeria decumbens .Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista, published under Creative Commons licence.

Octomeria densiflora

Octomeria densilfora © Steve Manning

Octomeria junciflora

Octomeria junciflora © Steve Manning.

Octomeria grandiflora

Octomeria grandiflora. Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista, published under Creative Commons licence.

Octomeria tricolour

Octomeria tricolour. Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista, published under Creative Commons licence.

Aechmea distichantha

Oncidium pumilum.

Oncidium pulvinatum

Oncidium pulvinatum.

Pleurothallis avenacea

Pleurothallis avenacea. Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista, published under Creative Commons licence.

Pleurothallis ephemera

Pleurothallis ephemera. Photo by Orchi, published under Creative Commons licence.

Specklinia grobyi

Specklinia grobyi. Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista, published under Creative Commons licence.

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WLT is actively involved in Atlantic Rainforest conservation in Argentina (Misiones Province), Brazil (Guapi Assu Reserve) and Paraguay (San Rafael). To help save Atlantic Forest habitat, please support these projects.

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