Orchids of Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail

Orchids of Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail - Global : Among the spectacular plants one sees on the trails and Inca Highways to Machu Picchu are amazing orchids. My first thought on looking at the field guides to the region was they over-emphasized the orchids. Looking at the observations I am no longer so

Among the spectacular plants one sees on the trails and Inca Highways to Machu Picchu are amazing orchids. My first thought on looking at the field guides to the region was they over-emphasized the orchids. Looking at the observations I am no longer so sure.

Here is a brief collection of the commoner species.

10 Mar 2015
Tony Rebelo