Gastrodia sp.

Potato Orchid at Tinderry, NSW

Gastrodia sp. at Tinderry, NSW - 16 Dec 2021
Gastrodia sp. at Tinderry, NSW - 16 Dec 2021
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Identification history

Gastrodia sp. 12 Feb 2022 DerekC
Gastrodia sp. 11 Feb 2022 Tapirlord
Unidentified 17 Dec 2021 BenHarvey

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Orobanche-like stalked plant

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DerekC wrote:
   12 Feb 2022
I think we could be reasonably confident this is Gastrodia procera. It would be nice to have seen it in full flower.

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Sighting information

  • 5 Abundance
  • 16 Dec 2021 02:24 PM Recorded on
  • BenHarvey Recorded by

Additional information

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

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