Proudly supported by :: ACT Government :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region
Home Plants Orchids

OrchidGastrodia surcula

Snowgum potato orchid at Namadgi National Park

2 images

Gastrodia surcula at Namadgi National Park - 20 Dec 2014
Gastrodia surcula at Namadgi National Park - 20 Dec 2014

Identification history

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

Author's notes

Identification based on Jones et al. 2008 Field guide orchids of ACT p139 fig b, cf. same figure for Gastrodia sesamoides

2 comments

TonyWood wrote:
   17 Jul 2015
This may well be G. surcula, but not easy to separate from G. sesamoides. The location would help as G. surcula is found at higher elevations (above 1000m), and known principally from the Mt Ginini area.
TonyWood wrote:
   17 Jul 2015
I have now confirmed this as G. surcula as I see it was close to other sightings at Ginini carpark.

Please Login or Register to comment.

Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • True In flower
  • 20 Dec 2014 Recorded on
  • KenT Recorded by
1219191 sightings of 6144 species in 1173 locations from 3472 members
   privacy   terms   CCA 3.0 Australia