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Eriochilus cucullatus

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Eriochilus cucullatus at Mongarlowe River - 15 Feb 2021
Eriochilus cucullatus at Mongarlowe River - 15 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Eriochilus cucullatus 20 Feb 2021 DerekC
Unidentified 19 Feb 2021 Harrisi

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DerekC wrote:
   20 Feb 2021
No that is complete. It is a great Autumn orchid with the flower first and the leaf will develop later. While it could look incomplete all the petals and sepals (6 in total) are there just as they should be. The 2 more prominent you are seeing are the Lateral Sepals and in this species the petals are those smaller 2 little arm-like parts near the top. This a perfect example of the species.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 15 Feb 2021 02:20 PM Recorded on
  • Harrisi Recorded by

Additional information

  • 10cm to 30cm Plant height
  • True In flower

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