Orchid of the Day: Helcia

This beautiful Helcia sanguinolenta flower has been open for a few days. They live as epiphytes at elevations as high as 10,000 feet (3000 meters) in the Andes of Ecuador. Its native climate is similar to San Francisco’s, with mild temperatures and foggy days.

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2 Comments on “Orchid of the Day: Helcia”

  1. amy Says:

    what beautiful pictures!

  2. arie Says:

    Thanks for the beautiful pictures of Ecuadoran flowers