Morwell National Park Online
Scientific Name :
Common Name :
A small orchid with a single slender leaf up to 150mm long. All
segments are white, up to 25mm long. Lateral
are spread forward like the fingers of a hand, while the
, stands upright behind the
is often flushed with pink, with the tip being orange. It has three lobes. The lateral lobes are turned upwards, while the mid lobe is tapered and curled under. The mid lobe has distinctly toothed margins. The
has two rows of clubbed
, extending on to the mid-lobe.
Open forests, woodlands and heaths on well-drained soils.
Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. In Victoria, confined to the South-East. Recorded and photographed once in the Park on the slope above the East side of Fosters Gully.
Flowering Season :
September and October
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White caladenia flower in forest above Fosters Gully