Observation 2014-10-30 12:57 PM
Tags / Aspects
Called the "Notched Onion-orchid" this orchid plant was about 50 cm high. I could see a single long sheath like leaf from the centre of which rose a slender green stem bearing a spike of flowers.
The central sepal was hooded covering the petals. Lateral sepals curled backwards. The lip was bilobed with a slightly wavy margin.
At first this plant looked like it had unopened buds- the flowers were so small and are not conspicuous. They are apparently scented !
Spotted in semi-shade.
Date & Time
2014-10-30 12:57 PM [Melbourne]
-37.941744 , 145.340934 : 183.831 m
Near Belgrave South VIC 3160, Australia
|NS Observation No.||54F9638BED2A89097E0004F4|
|Created||2015-03-06 07:27 PM (almost 5 years ago)|
|Created By||Leuba Ridgway|
|Updated||2015-03-06 07:27 PM (almost 5 years ago)|
|Updated By||Leuba Ridgway|
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