Environment

The Leopard orchid and its interconnectedness with the world around it

Posted by Elly on Fri November 27, 2020 in Environment.

Very often, we consider the relationships that animals share with each other but do not credit plants for the important role they play in their broader ecosystem.

The Leopard orchid is a plant that shares numerous special relationships with other organisms in its environment, making it a wonderful example of the interconnectedness of the natural world.

As a favourite of our guides, and a flower that we are lucky to spot on our walking trails, we asked asked Elly to tell us a bit more about this ecologically fascinating flower.

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