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OrchidCaladenia carnea   

Pink fingers at Mount Majura

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Caladenia carnea at Mount Majura - 18 Oct 2015
Caladenia carnea at Mount Majura - 18 Oct 2015

Identification history

Orchid Caladenia carnea 17 Nov 2015 TonyWood
Unidentified 17 Nov 2015 MAX

Author's notes

Small pinky-white Orchid? 2-3 blooms per stem, growing in semi shaded grassy woodland , Gum tree canopy.

5 comments

MattM wrote:
   17 Nov 2015
Presumably Caladenia carnea. It's quite late for them to be flowering. I haven't seen any for at least a month now.
TonyWood wrote:
   17 Nov 2015
The photo's not the best but yes I think it is C. carnea and the timing would fit (mid-October).
MAX wrote:
   17 Nov 2015
Hi Tony, Thanks for all your Orchid Expertise ☺ Sorry for poor quality photo this time .
waltraud wrote:
   17 Nov 2015
We found the specimen at the rare plant survey 18 Oct and agreed C.carnea.
   17 Nov 2015
Nice to see you on here Max! This is an important sighting for the mountain to have on our records...

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 18 Oct 2015 3:19 PM Recorded on
  • MAX Recorded by
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