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OrchidCorysanthes hispida   

Bristly helmet orchid at Aranda Bushland

Corysanthes hispida at Aranda Bushland - 22 Jul 2019

Identification history

Orchid Corysanthes hispida 23 Jul 2019 CathB
Orchid Acianthus collinus 23 Jul 2019 PeterR

Author's notes

Second colony, new to me, but could not find any flowers.

2 comments

CathB wrote:
   23 Jul 2019
This looks much more like Corysanthes hispida, a colony of which grows in this location. Acianthus leaves are more heart-shaped and and tend to be slightly raised above ground level.
PeterR wrote:
   24 Jul 2019
Many thanks Cath and I agree with you. I should have also checked the undersides of the leaves as well. I distracted by a nearby fox.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 30 Abundance
  • 22 Jul 2019 4:29 PM Recorded on
  • PeterR Recorded by
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