Microtis - Mignonette Orchids

These orchids have numerous tiny flowers that are so small that magnification is needed to see them in any detail. They are mostly green in colour and are easily overlooked.

The Common Mignonette Orchid is widespread and has in places recolonised built up areas where it can be found in garden beds.
The White Mignonette Orchid is one of the more distinctive species with frilly white flowers.
The Swamp Mignonette Orchid has very tiny flowers and is often found in huge numbers in wet areas following bushfires.
The Dark Mignonette Orchid has a distinctive oval shaped labellum and is found in swampy ground.
The Sweet Mignonette Orchid is distinguished by its well spaced flowers.
The Cupped Mignonette Orchid is distinguished from the similar dark Mignonette Orchid by its inward facing petals and sepals.

Microtis media - Common Mignonette Orchid

Microtis media - Common Mignonette Orchid

Microtis media - Common Mignonette Orchid

Microtis media - Common Mignonette Orchid

Microtis media - Common Mignonette Orchid

Microtis media - Common Mignonette Orchid

Microtis media - Common Mignonette Orchid

Microtis media - Common Mignonette Orchid

Microtis alba - White Mignonette Orchid

Microtis alba - White Mignonette Orchid

Microtis alba - White Mignonette Orchid

Microtis alba - White Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis atrata - Swamp Mignonette Orchid

Microtis orbicularis - Dark Mignonette Orchid

Microtis orbicularis - Dark Mignonette Orchid

Microtis orbicularis - Dark Mignonette Orchid

Microtis orbicularis - Dark Mignonette Orchid

Microtis orbicularis - Dark Mignonette Orchid

Microtis orbicularis - Dark Mignonette Orchid

Microtis orbicularis - Dark Mignonette Orchid

Microtis orbicularis - Dark Mignonette Orchid

Microtis cupularis - Cupped Mignonette Orchid

Microtis cupularis - Cupped Mignonette Orchid

Microtis cupularis - Cupped Mignonette Orchid

Microtis cupularis - Cupped Mignonette Orchid

Microtis cupularis - Cupped Mignonette Orchid

Microtis cupularis - Cupped Mignonette Orchid

Microtis brownii - Sweet Mignonette Orchid

Microtis brownii - Sweet Mignonette Orchid

Microtis brownii - Sweet Mignonette Orchid

Microtis brownii - Sweet Mignonette Orchid

Microtis brownii - Sweet Mignonette Orchid

Microtis brownii - Sweet Mignonette Orchid

Microtis brownii - Sweet Mignonette Orchid

Microtis brownii - Sweet Mignonette Orchid

Microtis brownii - Sweet Mignonette Orchid

Microtis brownii - Sweet Mignonette Orchid

Microtis brownii - Sweet Mignonette Orchid

Microtis brownii - Sweet Mignonette Orchid