Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Black Jewel

 Ludisia discolor, a ground orchid from Southeast Asia, about to bloom.

7 comments:

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

WOW!! Cant wait to see the flower Jose. I have never seen something like this and it is quite striking.

Hellag said...

não sabia de flores com esta cor! magnifica

Jacob said...

Don't know the plant, but this photo is a piece of art!

Small City Scenes said...

So striking. black and gold---post a pic of the open flower. MB

Pagan Sphinx said...

What a mysterious beauty.

Stine in Ontario said...

The foliage is beautiful. It almost doesn't need a flower!

Rebecca said...

Oh this is really nice,