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Cryptostylis leptochila

Small Tongue Orchid at Woodlands

Cryptostylis leptochila at Woodlands - 20 Jan 2021
Cryptostylis leptochila at Woodlands - 20 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Cryptostylis leptochila 20 Jan 2021 plants
Cryptostylis hunteriana 20 Jan 2021 Snowflake

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4 comments

Snowflake wrote:
   20 Jan 2021
I know very little about orchids, but this is definitely different from the adjacent Small Tongue Orchids.
No leaves at all and about half the height.
plants wrote:
   20 Jan 2021
Unfortunately I can not see the flowers very well, but it looks like. C. leptochila. There are no records of C. hunteriana anywhere near Mittagong, although that does not mean much., it is more a near coastal species. There are however,, various records of the former in the highlands.
Snowflake wrote:
   20 Jan 2021
I have a photo of the flower, not sure how to send it. Tried by return email.
Snowflake wrote:
   20 Jan 2021
Flowers posted

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 9 Abundance
  • 20 Jan 2021 04:08 PM Recorded on
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