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Fairy Orchid - Caladenia alata Only found one single specimen as it was just at the beginning of the flowering time for that terrestrial orchid. Australia,Caladenia alata,Fairy orchid,Geotagged,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Fairy Orchid - Caladenia alata

Only found one single specimen as it was just at the beginning of the flowering time for that terrestrial orchid.

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''Caladenia alata'', commonly known as the fairy orchid, is a plant in the orchid family Orchidaceae and is found in south-eastern Australia and New Zealand. It is a ground orchid with small, usually short-lived flowers, which have relatively stiffly held petals and sepals and reddish-purple bars on the labellum.

Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Aug 9, 2019. Captured Aug 5, 2019 12:15 in 6 Roma Rd, Valentine NSW 2280, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/790s
  • ISO3200
  • 135mm