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OrchidCaladenia orestes

Burrinjuck Spider orchid

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Caladenia orestes at Suppressed - 8 Oct 2014
Caladenia orestes at Suppressed - 8 Oct 2014
Caladenia orestes at Suppressed - 8 Oct 2014
Caladenia orestes at Suppressed - 8 Oct 2014

Identification history

Orchid Caladenia orestes 18 Oct 2014 MichaelMulvaney
Orchid Caladenia orestes 9 Oct 2014 TonyWood
Unidentified 9 Oct 2014 denisa

Author's notes

This spider orchid was found outside the Canberra Nature Park by Denis Anderson and Aaron Clausen on 8 October 2014.

2 comments

TonyWood wrote:
   9 Oct 2014
This is probably an odd colour variant (missing red pigmentation) of Caladenia orestes.
   9 Oct 2014
This was a stunning healthy plant spotted by Denis which seemed distinctly different from the surrounding C. concolor/orestes plants in not only colour and pattern, but also in it's dimensions.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 8 Oct 2014 11:50 AM Recorded on
  • denisa Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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