OrchidGlossodia major

Wax-lip Orchid at Bournda, NSW

Glossodia major at Bournda, NSW - 6 Sep 2016

Identification history

Orchid Glossodia major 6 Sep 2016 JackieMilesUltra Reporter - JackieMiles has reported over 500 sightings!
Orchid Glossodia major 6 Sep 2016 SteveBurrowsSignificant Sighting - SteveBurrows has made a recognised, significant sighting!Ultra Reporter - SteveBurrows has reported over 500 sightings!

Author's notes

First flowering day for this species has occurred in this area on the 28/8/13, 24/8/14, 7/9/15 and the 6/9/16

2 comments

   6 Sep 2016
The dappled effect at the base of the lateral petals is interesting. I have one photo of this species totally lacking that, and one with it much slighter than in your shot.
   6 Sep 2016
Thanks, there aren't too many of these along the track in this area, I will see what the others look like.

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Mitrasacme polymorpha at Bournda, NSW - 16 Dec 2015
Monotoca scoparia at Bournda, NSW - 15 Mar 2012
Acacia suaveolens at Bournda, NSW - 10 May 2011
Banksia serrata at Bournda, NSW - 29 Aug 2016
Hibbertia virgata subsp. virgata at Bournda, NSW - 29 Aug 2016
Tetratheca thymifolia at Bournda, NSW - 25 Aug 2016
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) hiltacum at Bournda, NSW - 15 Aug 2016
Xanthosia pilosa at Bournda, NSW - 14 Aug 2016
Bossiaea ensata at Bournda, NSW - 14 Aug 2016
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) hiltacum at Bournda, NSW - 22 May 2016
SYRPHIDAE at Bournda, NSW - 22 May 2016
PTEROPHORIDAE sp. at Bournda, NSW - 16 Feb 2016
Mitrasacme polymorpha at Bournda, NSW - 16 Dec 2015
Monotoca scoparia at Bournda, NSW - 15 Mar 2012
Acacia suaveolens at Bournda, NSW - 10 May 2011

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Location information

Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • SteveBurrows Recorded by
  • 6 Sep 2016 Recorded on
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