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Caladenia actensis at Downer, ACT - 14 Sep 2021
Caladenia actensis at Downer, ACT - 14 Sep 2021
Caladenia actensis at Downer, ACT - 14 Sep 2021
Caladenia actensis at Downer, ACT - 14 Sep 2021
Caladenia actensis at Downer, ACT - 14 Sep 2021
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Identification history

Caladenia actensis 15 Sep 2021 DerekC
Caladenia actensis 15 Sep 2021 jbromilow50

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Is Caladenia armata a different species?

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DerekC wrote:
   15 Sep 2021
The simple answer is yes but because of its very restricted range and rarity with limited access it is not seen or observed by many. FRom what I can see a major difference are the calli on the labellum. The current status of C. armata is at best unknown.

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 14 Sep 2021 12:06 PM Recorded on
  • jbromilow50 Recorded by

Additional information

  • True In flower

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