Slender Beard Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Calochilus
Species: gracillimus
Main Flower Colour: Red

Description

Small terrestrial orchid. This one was growing in a forested area, in gravel on the road shoulder.

Flowering start in October.

Identification

The main flower colour is red. Red and green stripes on petals. Reddish/brown hairs on labellum.

References

Orchid species of the Shoalhaven. Alan Stephensen

Created: 06 Mar 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Specifics

Grampians NP. Vic.

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