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Diuris pardina

1 Leopard Doubletail at Watson, ACT

Diuris pardina at Watson, ACT - 22 Sep 2022
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Identification history

Diuris pardina 23 Sep 2022 DerekC
Diuris pardina 23 Sep 2022 Tapirlord
Diuris sp. 22 Sep 2022 simonstratford

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waltraud wrote:
   23 Sep 2022
The remaining parts of the flowers look like a strange Diuris pardina, perhaps a hybrid or a different Diuris species; looks like being grazed too.
DerekC wrote:
   23 Sep 2022
While markings on the back of the petals is usual these markings are interesting but not because of the marking nor the colour this does look different and maybe a hybrid as the the petal shape and form are not typical. The petal is more narrowly ovate and the stalks appear short. I think it is still D. pardina though.
waltraud wrote:
   23 Sep 2022
thanks D. We had discussions in the past about not straight forward looking leopard orchids and one suggestion was hybridisation...

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  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 22 Sep 2022 01:02 PM Recorded on
  • simonstratford Recorded by

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