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Austral Lady’s Tresses Orchids of Uttarakhand

Commonly known Austral Lady’s Tresses these orchids are a common and widespread species found in the Himalayan regions. Scientifically called Spiranthes australis this pink spiral orchids is a common variety from the genus of orchid, Spiranthes.

This self pollinating Australian Spiranthes is a distinctive orchid growing to 45 cm height, with spiral arrangement of numerous flowers which are bright pink with a prominent white frilly lip. Pollination of these orchids is by small native bees. Self-pollination is also quite common. Summer is the flowering season of these orchids.

Shown in the video is shot of Pink Spiral Orchids in the Himalayan ranges at Uttarakhand in India.