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OrchidPterostylis monticola

Large mountain greenhood at Glen Allen, NSW

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Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017

Identification history

Orchid Pterostylis monticola 14 Dec 2017 TonyWoodFounding Explorer - TonyWood joined us in 2014!
Orchid Pterostylis monticola 14 Dec 2017 JackieMilesMultiple Significant Sightings - JackieMiles has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - JackieMiles has reported over 100 sightings!

Author's notes

Flowers are quite large, but not large enough to be falcata I think. I didn't measure it, but probably about 20mm long and high. It was growing in moist grassland around the edge of the bog, not in a permanently wet area.

1 comment

TonyWoodFounding Explorer - TonyWood joined us in 2014! wrote:
   14 Dec 2017
P. falcata has much longer sepals.

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Species information

  • Highly sensitive
  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
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