Pterostylis pyramidalis or Snail Orchid belongs to the the Orchidaceae family which comprises around 730 general and moe than 30,000 species found in all parts of the world. However, this species is found in Western Australia, and specifically in the Serpentine Forest tourist drive of Western Australian.

Featured in South West Art and Photography Group 02/12/2011
Featured in Going Green Group 10/02/2012


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I live in beautiful Western Australia, where we are lucky to a wonderful diversity of wildflowers, many of which appear in my portfolio.

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  • Colin J Williams Photography
    Colin J Willia...almost 3 years ago

    This is superb work !! – Colin

  • Thank you kindly Colin

    – kalaryder

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Thanks Larry

    – kalaryder

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsalmost 3 years ago

    Great macro!

  • Thank you

    – kalaryder

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

  • Lozzar Flowers & Art
    Lozzar Flowers...almost 3 years ago

    Very lovely capture and orchid.

  • Thank you

    – kalaryder

  • andrachne
    andrachnealmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful! It does look like a snail. :-)

  • Thanks, love our orchids, they are so different to each other

    – kalaryder

  • Adrian Kent
    Adrian Kentover 2 years ago

  • Thank you so much Adrian, very much appreciated

    – kalaryder

  • Carol  Lewsley
    Carol Lewsleyover 2 years ago

    Congrats on your Feature miki well deserved

  • Thanks Carol, most kind

    – kalaryder

  • Fiona Christensen
    Fiona Christensenover 2 years ago

    10 February 2012

  • Thank you so much Fiona

    – kalaryder

  • Sushikant S.
    Sushikant S.about 2 years ago

    Excellent work

  • Thank you

    – kalaryder

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