Observation 2016-11-03 11:30 AM
Tags / Aspects
Note the frilly margin of the labellum which is square and notched at the apex.(Distinguishes it from Microtis parviflora which has a non-frilly labellum that tapers to a point without the notch - triangular-shaped.)
Update: Close-up photos showing labellum detail added.
Note the variation in the shape/notching of the labellum. Some flowers only have minute notching on a square-ended labellum. Others have two rounded lobes with one shallow notch between them **but there is no gap or "decurved point" between the lobes**.
That makes it M. unifolia, I think, even though a proportion of the flowers have a bilobed labellum.
Looking at photos elsewhere, it seems that the id feature "labellum pendulous - not pressed against ovary" can be seen in both arenaria and unifolia.
Date & Time
2016-11-03 11:30 AM
-37.464265 , 144.68869
|NS Observation No.||581C0727ED2A897480002151|
|Created||2016-11-04 03:01 PM (about 2 years ago)|
|Created By||David Francis|
|Updated||2017-11-23 12:11 PM (12 months ago)|
|Updated By||David Francis|
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