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Alpine onion orchid at Namadgi National Park

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Microtis sp. aff. unifolia at Namadgi National Park - 23 Dec 2019
Microtis sp. aff. unifolia at Namadgi National Park - 23 Dec 2019
Microtis sp. aff. unifolia at Namadgi National Park - 23 Dec 2019
Microtis sp. aff. unifolia at Namadgi National Park - 23 Dec 2019

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Author's notes

Growing in sphagnum in the gully on the side of a track, uphill of a creek. I think this is Microtia sp. aff. unifolia? Plants seemed a little shorter than other Microtis, flowers weren't overly crowded, and labellum margins look especially wrinkly.

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   5 Apr 2020
Matches the description and photos of the aff. unifolia in the ACT book.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 23 Dec 2019 Recorded on
  • MattM Recorded by

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