OrchidGastrodia sp.

Potato Orchid at Isaacs, ACT

Gastrodia sp. at Isaacs, ACT - 12 Dec 2017

Identification history

Orchid Gastrodia sp. 2 Jan 2018 MichaelMulvaneyMultiple Significant Sightings - MichaelMulvaney has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - MichaelMulvaney has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - MichaelMulvaney joined us in 2014!
Orchid Gastrodia sp. 13 Dec 2017 BettyDonWoodUltra Reporter - BettyDonWood has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - BettyDonWood joined us in 2014!
Unidentified 12 Dec 2017 MikeMultiple Significant Sightings - Mike has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - Mike has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - Mike joined us in 2014!

Author's notes

Leafless, brown stalk about 60cm, dozen flowers opening over time. In backyard but not planted.

1 comment

TonyWoodFounding Explorer - TonyWood joined us in 2014! wrote:
   14 Dec 2017
The most likely is G. sesamoides.

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Location information

Species information

  • Highly sensitive
  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
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  • 12 Dec 2017 Recorded on
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