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Acianthus collinus

7 Inland Mosquito Orchid at Aranda, ACT

Acianthus collinus at Aranda, ACT - 18 Jun 2022
Acianthus collinus at Aranda, ACT - 18 Jun 2022
Acianthus collinus at Aranda, ACT - 18 Jun 2022
Acianthus collinus at Aranda, ACT - 18 Jun 2022
Acianthus collinus at Aranda, ACT - 18 Jun 2022
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Identification history

Acianthus collinus 21 Jun 2022 CathB

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Only one inflorescence remaining after all the others eaten at various stages. The lowermost flowers were first seen open on 25 April and were still wide open on 26 May. They had partially closed by 18 June, but the upper ones were still open/ing. Most of the dark yellow pollinia are still contained within the anthers, although a few seem to have been dislodged, possibly by the aphids that were all over the upper parts of the plant and which seem to be common on the flowers of this species.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 18 Jun 2022 03:14 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

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

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