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OrchidCaleana minor  

Small Duck Orchid at Gang Gang at Yass River

Caleana minor at Gang Gang at Yass River - 21 Nov 2016

Identification history

Orchid Caleana minor 25 Mar 2017 Sue McIntyre

Significant sighting

  26 Mar 2017

This is only the third general locality of this orchid recorded within our region the other being Black Mountain Sandstone (Aranda Bushland + Black Mountain) and Mount Jerrabomberra

Author's notes

On stony ridge in sclerophyll forest, leaf litter, sparse other plant growth.


   27 Mar 2017
Factors in its infrequent recording could be its late flowering, infrequent flowering and its cryptic nature. It might also be rare!
TonyWood wrote:
   27 Mar 2017
Yes it is easily overlooked so its apparent sparse distribution may in part be
lack of reporting.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 21 Nov 2016 Recorded on
  • Sue McIntyre Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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