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Nodding Greenwood - Pterostylis nutans Growing in groups of many in coastal eucalyptus forest. The stems is approximately 20 cmtall and only a single flower on each stem. Australia,Geotagged,Nodding Greenhood,Pterostylis nutans,Winter Click/tap to enlarge

Nodding Greenwood - Pterostylis nutans

Growing in groups of many in coastal eucalyptus forest. The stems is approximately 20 cmtall and only a single flower on each stem.

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''Pterostylis nutans'', commonly known as the nodding greenhood or the parrot's beak orchid, is a species of orchid endemic to eastern Australia. Nodding greenhoods have flowers which "nod" or lean forwards strongly, have a deeply notched sinus and a curved, hairy labellum.

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Uploaded Aug 11, 2019. Captured Jul 25, 2019 12:43 in 6 Roma Rd, Valentine NSW 2280, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/256s
  • ISO3200
  • 135mm