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Holy Ghost Orchid, sadly an endangered species in Panama by Ricardo in PR, via Flickr Given it's name by the appearance of a dove in the middle.

David Leaser is one of the world's leading botanical photographers. David's latest addition is Photographs of Rare and Endangered Orchids. He's launching the collection at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show, where more than 500 vendors are busy getting ready.

Endangered Species 26p Stamp (1998) Lady's Slipper Orchid More about collecting stamps :

In this picture of the to an extant misunderstood John Laroche examining an endangered orchid, he shows his true passion for the plant with his knowledge of it and being the self-proclaimed only white man able to successfully cultivate it. With his plan of collecting as many of the orchids as possible and pollinating the endangered plant Laroche has no plan to harm the species in any manner. This was until having his passion reversed to an addiction by the orchid drug made by the Indians.

Orchid genera endemic to the Philippines, specie: Amisiella, named in honor of American botanist/taxonomist Professor Oakes Ames (1874-1950), now critically endangered due to habitat destruction & over-collection. Found in the mountains of Luzon & on the island of Mindoro.

North American Orchid Conservation Center: An orchestrated conservation efforts to preserve the fragile ecology and endangered orchids of North America.

Rare Afgekia sericea Rare flower captured in Queen's Park, Chiang Mai Thailand. This flower is being threatened by people encroaching on the habitat where it normally grows in Northern Thailand.