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OrchidPterostylidinae (greenhood alliance)   

A greenhood at Mount Majura

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Pterostylidinae (greenhood alliance) at Mount Majura - 10 May 2019
Pterostylidinae (greenhood alliance) at Mount Majura - 10 May 2019
Pterostylidinae (greenhood alliance) at Mount Majura - 10 May 2019
Pterostylidinae (greenhood alliance) at Mount Majura - 10 May 2019

Identification history

Orchid Pterostylidinae (greenhood alliance) 17 Jun 2019 CathB
Orchid Pterostylis sp. 20 May 2019 TobiasHayashi
Orchid Diplodium sp. 11 May 2019 petersan

5 comments

CathB wrote:
   11 May 2019
Are these all part of the same colony? Image 1 looks a bit like Speculantha, and image 4 looks more like Pterostylis with those crinkled margins.
petersan wrote:
   12 May 2019
Yes, same colony. I don't think Speculantha has been recorded on Majura. I thought it would be a bit early for Pterostylis? I will watch this lot closely and hope to get them in flower.
CathB wrote:
   12 May 2019
One of your sightings (3377305) has been confirmed as Speculantha, although I'm not convinced. I'm certainly not sure about this one either - it could well be Diplodium. Leaves of almost all the local orchid species come up at this time of year and grow through the winter. It's just the flowering times that differ. I think this colony is one to just keep an eye on for now.
petersan wrote:
   12 May 2019
Thanks for that - I recall speculation about Speculantha but was not sure it was confirmed. I will keep an eye on all these.
   13 May 2019
That last one could be Pterostylis nutans or similar. Too hard to tell I reckon. I will put as Pterostylis sp

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 10 Abundance
  • 10 May 2019 9:29 AM Recorded on
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