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OrchidCaladenia atrovespa   

Green-comb Spider Orchid at Black Mountain

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Caladenia atrovespa at Black Mountain - 4 Oct 2015
Caladenia atrovespa at Black Mountain - 4 Oct 2015
Caladenia atrovespa at Black Mountain - 4 Oct 2015

Identification history

Orchid Caladenia atrovespa 5 Oct 2015 TonyWood
Orchid Caladenia atrovespa 4 Oct 2015 MattM

Author's notes

Four in flower. Part of Tony Wood's orchid walk. I know I probably shouldn't be posting this as it was part of a walk, but it's such a pretty species that I can't resist.

2 comments

   6 Oct 2015
What a beauty Matt...
MattM wrote:
   6 Oct 2015
Interestingly, the very next afternoon there were 3 or 4 more in flower. They had opened completely from bud to flower in under 24 hours. I was surprised how fast the transition was.

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 4 Oct 2015 4:35 PM Recorded on
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