Telopea speciosissima - New South Wales native Waratah. The flower is as big as a coconut and grows on the end of a tall stalk. Photographed in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney Australia, along the Grand Canyon Loop Trail.
Cryptostylis erecta, commonly known as the Bonnet Orchid or Tartan Tongue Orchid, is an orchid native to south eastern Australia. Cryptostylis erecta occurs mostly in coastal districts, although it is also found in the Upper Blue Mountains