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Caladenia sp.

Canberra Central, ACT

Caladenia sp. at Canberra Central, ACT - 12 Sep 2015
Caladenia sp. at Canberra Central, ACT - 12 Sep 2015
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Identification history

Caladenia sp. 20 Sep 2015 MichaelMulvaney
Caladenia atrovespa 12 Sep 2015 AaronClausen

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User's notes

7 leaves from a known colony. Several buds developing...

3 comments

TonyWood wrote:
   12 Sep 2015
Aaron, you say this is a known colony of C. atrovespa. I'm not disagreeing but from the photos I can't really distinguish it from C. actensis which is also in the area.
   13 Sep 2015
Hi Tony, yes fair enough no problem. This is the exact same colony under the exact same clump of grass from last year. But you're right, it's quite close to other C. actensis plants scattered around the same area...
MattM wrote:
   13 Sep 2015
I went to visit some C. atrovespa on Black Mountain today. I noticed that the coloured bit at the base of the leaf I was looking at appeared more black than red.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 12 Sep 2015 12:22 PM Recorded on
  • AaronClausen Recorded by
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