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Banana Orchid in Bloom!

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Banana Orchid in Bloom!
03Jul 2017

The lovely Banana Orchid – Cayman’s national plant – is in bloom on the Blue Hole nature Trail. The Wild Banana Orchid is an endemic species of orchid - that is, it is found only in the Cayman Islands. It comes in two varieties: Myrmecophila thomsoniana var. thomsoniana which originated on Grand Cayman, and Myrmecophila thomsoniana var. minor which came from Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.