Previous pinner: "The Flying Duck Orchid (Caleana major). It’s a small orchid, about 50 cm tall, that grows in eastern and southern Australia. It’s the most remarkable flower – it seriously looks just like a male duck in flight! Nature just amazes me.
Caleana major, the Flying Duck Orchid is a small orchid found in eastern and southern Australia. This terrestrial plant features a remarkable flower, resembling a duck in flight. The flower is an attractant to insects, such as male sawflies which .
Native to the Australian wilderness, flying duck orchid plants are amazing orchids that produce – you guessed it – distinctive duck-like blooms. Click this article for a few more interesting facts about flying duck orchids.