Monday, November 05, 2007

Rare orchid found in Grand Cayman

From Cayman Net News Online:

"Encyclia kingsii was believed to be endemic to Little Cayman [...] However, Carla Reid discovered Encyclia kingsii growing wild in an undisclosed location in Grand Cayman."

According to the National Trust for the Cayman Islands, there are 26 orchids native to the Cayman Islands, including the Banana orchid (Myrmecophila thomsoniana), which is the national flower.


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