OrchidGlossodia major

Wax-lip Orchid at Bournda National Park

Glossodia major at Bournda National Park - 6 Sep 2016

Identification history

Orchid Glossodia major 6 Sep 2016 JackieMiles1K
Orchid Glossodia major 6 Sep 2016 SteveBurrows2.3K

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

JackieMiles1K wrote:
   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.
SteveBurrows2.3K wrote:
   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 National Park - 16 Dec 2015
Monotoca scoparia at Bournda National Park - 15 Mar 2012
Acacia suaveolens at Bournda National Park - 10 May 2011

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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