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Anoectochilus sandvicensis
Anoectochilus sandvicensis
Hawaiian Jewel Orchid
Photographer: Eric White

ID: 0000 0000 1112 0058 (2012-11-02)

Copyright © 2012 Eric White

  • date of photo  Oct 25, 2012
  • this photo depicts a plant that was cultivated or collected in the wild
  • photo location   Hawaii Volcanoes National Park north of Nahuku (Thurston Lava Tube)
  • plant's place of origin   Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, near Nahuku (Thurston Lava Tube) (Hawaii, Big Island (Hawaiian Islands), US)
  • family Orchidaceae
  • plant community   Wet forest; dense shade on wet bryophyte covered ground or on lower tree trunk
  • notes   Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and one of only 3 native orchids in Hawaii. This was possibly a planted cutting by the NPS. Elevation around 3900ft/1189m
  • camera   Nikon D80 Nikkor 60mm
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Hawaiian Jewel Orchid (photographer)
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