Green Bird Orchid
Habitat: Scrub and well lit forest from lowland to alpine; common in mature pine forests. Throughout.
Key features: Pair of broad green leaves and large flower, a few large bead like, shiny calli on labellum.
Large Bird Orchid
Habitat: Under Corsican pine at Iwitahi and Hanmer; also Nelson, Fiordland, Wakatipu.
Key features: Dark flower with broad petals and few tall calli.
Broad-Lip Bird Orchid
Habitat: Known naturally only from pine forests on the Horowhenua coast but transplanted to Iwitahi.
Key features: Flower tinged maroon; mass of large, dark maroon calli on the midlobe.
Habitat: Known only from near Kaitaia over a century ago.
Key features: Labellum appearing to hold a wasp.