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OrchidDiuris semilunulata

Late leopard orchid at Tuggeranong Hill

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Diuris semilunulata at Tuggeranong Hill - 7 Oct 2014
Diuris semilunulata at Tuggeranong Hill - 7 Oct 2014
Diuris semilunulata at Tuggeranong Hill - 7 Oct 2014

Identification history

Orchid Diuris semilunulata 9 Oct 2014 TonyWood
Orchid Diuris semilunulata 8 Oct 2014 michaelb
Unidentified 8 Oct 2014 michaelb

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Author's notes

One of a group of 3 plants.

2 comments

wrote:
   9 Oct 2014
These are very nice. What's the distinguishing characteristics for ID'ing them for a novice like me?
wrote:
   9 Oct 2014
The side lobes on the labellum are broadly rounded. Not as yellow as D. nigromontana. Generally not as heavily marked as D. pardina, and the markings more reddish than brownish.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • True In flower
  • 6 Oct 2014 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by

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