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Calochilus sp. aff. gracillimus

4 Beard Orchid at suppressed

Calochilus sp. aff. gracillimus at suppressed - 11 Jan 2022
Calochilus sp. aff. gracillimus at suppressed - 11 Jan 2022
Calochilus sp. aff. gracillimus at suppressed - 11 Jan 2022
Calochilus sp. aff. gracillimus at suppressed - 11 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Calochilus sp. aff. gracillimus 11 Jan 2022 Tapirlord

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Significant sighting

Tapirlord noted:
11 Jan 2022

First SCNM sighting of this unamed orchid, would be great to get a few more records.

User's notes

I was surprised to see these flowering, two months after I first saw them in this area (these were close to some blotched hyacinth orchids)

3 comments

   11 Jan 2022
Unnamed species known as Calochilus sp. aff. gracillimus at this stage. Important to keep a lookout for it in other areas. Late-flowering habit, colourfully marked flowers with red beard are important features to note.
Tapirlord wrote:
   11 Jan 2022
Thanks for the insight David, I have added the species to taxonomy, hopefully, we get a few more sightings of it. Great find Lisa!!
LisaH wrote:
   11 Jan 2022
Wow - who knew? And I'd walked past them several times, until I happened to look and see them. I'm learning so much - thank you both.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 11 Jan 2022 05:59 AM Recorded on
  • LisaH Recorded by

Additional information

  • 10cm to 30cm Plant height
  • True In flower

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