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Calochilus platychilus

Purple beard orchid at Namadgi National Park

Calochilus platychilus at Namadgi National Park - 27 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Calochilus platychilus 14 Dec 2020 MattM
Calochilus platychilus 6 Dec 2020 DerekC

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Author's notes

I thought this maybe a candidate for C. therophilus.

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MattM wrote:
   14 Dec 2020
Given C. platychilus flowers later in the mountains I would think it is more likely than C. therophilus and I will confirm as such.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 27 Nov 2020 05:23 PM Recorded on
  • DerekC Recorded by

Additional information

  • 30cm to 1 metre Plant height
  • True In flower
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