Orchid Species List of Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve

(and surrounds)
04 September 2011

 Scientific NameSynonymCommon NameCommentsLast Recorded & SourceFlowering TimeAbundanceColor
1Acianthus pusillusSmall Mosquito OrchidcurrentMay-Jununcommonpurple
2Anzybas unguiculatusCorybas unguiculatusPelicanscurrentJun-Julstable - <100 plants in a few coloniespurple
3Arachnorchis clavigeraCaladenia clavigeraPlain Lip Spider Orchidhistorical (PU & BF)<1984 PU&BFSep-Oct?unknownmaroon
4Arachnorchis concolor?Caladenia concolorhistorical<1999 IDSep-Oct?unknownred
5Arachnorchis dilatataCaladenia dilatataGreen-comb Spider OrchidcurrentOct-Novuncommon - uncertaingreen,maroon
6Arachnorchis oenochilaCaladenia oenochila (Caladenia patersonii/lindlyana)Wine-lipped Spider-orchidcurrentSep-Octcommon - widespreadwhite,red,maroon
7Arachnorchis parvaCaladenia parvaSmall Greencomb(or A. phaeoclavia?)currentSep-Octcommon - widespreadgreen,maroon
8Arachnorchis phaeoclaviaCaladenia phaeoclaviaBrown-clubbed Spider-orchid(or A. parva?)currentSep-Novcf A. phaeoclaviagreen,maroon
9Arachnorchis reticulata?Caladenia reticulataVeined Spider Orchidhistorical<1999 IDSep-Oct?unknownmaroon,green
10Arachnorchis tentaculataCaladenia tentaculataMantis OrchidcurrentOct-Novmoderately common - widespreadgreen,maroon
11Bunochilus melagrammusPterostylis melagramma (Pterostylis longifolia)Tall GreenhoodcurrentJun-Octvery commongreen
12Bunochilus tunstallii?Pterostylis tunstalliiGranite Greenhood<2008Jun-Jul?unknowngreen
13Caladenia pusillaTiny FingerscurrentOct-Novuncommon - widespreadpink,white
14Calochilus campestrisCopper Beard-orchidcurrentOct-Novuncommonpurple,green
15Calochilus paludosusRed Beard-orchidcurrentOct-Novmoderately common - widespreadpurple,green
16Calochilus robertsoniiPurplish Beard-orchidcurrentOct-Novmoderately common - widespreadpurple,green
17Chiloglottis reflexaAutumn Bird/Wasp Orchid2009Jun-Julknown nearbypurple
18Corunastylis archeriGenoplesium archeriVariable Midge Orchidhistorical (PU & BF)<1984 PU&BFMar-May?unknownpurple,green
19Corunastylis despectansGenoplesium despectansSharp Midge OrchidcurrentMar-Aprmoderately common - widespreadpurple,green
20Corunastylis morrisiiGenoplesium morrisiiBearded Midge Orchid<1984 ID PU&BFMar-May?unknownpurple,green
21Corybas aconitiflorusSpurred Helmet-orchidcurrentJun-Juluncomon - one widespread colonypurple,green
22Corysanthes diemenicaCorybas diemenicusVeined Helmet-orchidcurrentJul-Augmoderately common - widespreadpurple,white
23Corysanthes incurvaCorybas incurvusSlaty Helmet OrchidcurrentJulstable - a few small coloniespurple,white
24Cryptostylis leptochilaSmall Tongue-orchidcurrentDec-Aprvery commonpurple,maroon
25Cryptostylis subulataLarge Tongue-orchidcurrentDec-Janmoderately common - widespreadred,green
26Cyrtostylis reniformisAcianthus reniformis(Small) Gnat-orchidcurrentAug-Octuncommon - several small coloniesgreen,maroon
27Cyanicula caeruleaCaladenia caeruleaBlue FingersrarecurrentSeprare - 1 plant 2008-2010blue
28Diplodium atransPterostylis atransDark-tip Greenhoodinfrequent floweringcurrentDec-Febraregreen
29Diplodium decurvumPterostylis decurvaSummer GreenhoodrarecurrentDec-Janrare - one small colonygreen
30Diplodium grandiflorumPterostylis grandifloraCobra GreenhoodcurrentJun-Julcommon - widespreadgreen,brown
31Dipodium roseumHyacinth OrchidcurrentJan-Marmoderately common - widespreadwhite,pink
32Diuris × hybridhistorical (D. chryseopsis × D.orientis)<1999 W ID PU&BFSep-Oct?unknowngreen
33Diuris chryseopsisGolden Mothsrare2008 RROctrare - 1 plant 2008yellow
34Diuris orientis(Diuris corymbosa)Wallflower OrchidcurrentSep-Octcommon - widespreadyellow,maroon,purple
35Diuris pardina(Diuris maculata)historical<1999 IDSep-Oct?unknownyellow,maroon
36Eriochilus cucullatusParson's BandscurrentApr-Mayuncommon - widespreadwhite
37Gastrodia sesamoidesCinnamon BellscurrentOct-Novuncommon - widespreadbrown,white
38Glossodia majorWaxlipcurrentSep-Octmoderately common - widespreadpurple,mauve
39Leptoceras menziesiiCaladenia menziesiiRabbit/Hare OrchidcurrentOctone colony - 4 flowers 2009white,purple
40Linguella nanaPterostylis nanaDwarf GreenhoodcurrentAug-Sepcommon - localizedgreen
41Lyperanthus suaveolensBrown BeakscurrentSep-Octcommon - widespreadmaroon,yellow
42Microtidium atratum†Microtis atrataYellow Onion-orchidhistorical (JW)<1984 PU&BFSep-Nov?nearby?green
43Microtis arenariaNotched Onion-orchidcurrentOct-Novcommon - widespreadgreen
44Microtis oblongaSweet Sweet Onion-orchidhistorical (PU & BF)<1984 PU&BFOct-Nov?unknowngreen
45Microtis parvifloraSlender Onion-orchidcurrentNov-Janmoderately commongreen
46Microtis unifoliaCommon Onion-orchidcurrentOct?unknowngreen
47Nemacianthus caudatusAcianthus caudatusMayfly OrchidcurrentAug-Sepvery commonpurple
48Orthoceras strictumHorned Orchidhistorical; rare2002 GLJan?rare - unknowngreen,brown
49Petalochilus carneusCaladenia carneaPink Fingersincl. Var gigantea?currentSep-Novcommon - widespreadpink,white
50Petalochilus catenatusCaladenia catenataWhite FingerscurrentSep-Octcommon - localizedwhite,pink
51Petalochilus fuscata?Caladenia fuscataDusky Fingers2009 RRSeprare?white,pink
52Petalochilus mentiens?Caladenia mentiens2009 RR/RHKOct-Novuncommonwhite,pink
53Petalochilus vulgaris?Caladenia vulgarisSlender Fingers2009 RHKOct-Novwidespread - uncommonwhite,pink
54Pheladenia deformisCaladenia deformisBlue Fairies2004 RRSeprare - 1 plant 2004blue
55Plumatichilos tasmanicumPterostylis tasmanicaBearded GreenhoodcurrentOctstable - ~30 plants in 4 coloniesgreen
56Prasophyllum australeAustral Leek Orchid<1999 JJOct-Nov?unknownwhite
57Prasophyllum brevilabreShort-lip Leek-orchidhistorical1983 JPOct-Nov?unknownwhite
58Prasophyllum elatumTall Leek Orchidinfrequent floweringcurrentOctrare - <10 plantswhite
59Prasophyllum lindleyanumGreen Leek-orchidhistorical<1984 PU&BFOct-Nov?unknownwhite,green
60Prasophyllum pyriforme?(or Prasophyllum frenchii)Silurian Leek Orchidhistorical<1999 IDOct-Dec?unknownwhite,green
61Prasophylum odoratumBroad-lip Leek-orchidcurrentOct-Novmoderately common - localizedwhite,green
62Pterostylis alpinaMountain GreenhoodcurrentAug-Sepcommon - widespreadgreen
63Pterostylis alpina × P. nutans?Hybrid Greenhood2007 RiAAug-Sep?unknowngreen
64Pterostylis curta × P. nutans†Hybrid Greenhoodhistorical (PU BH +)<1984 PU&BFAug-Sep?unknowngreen
65Pterostylis curta*Blunt Greenhoodhistorical; gone from reserve<1999 ID PU&BFAug-Sep?unknown nearbygreen
66Pterostylis falcataLarge Sickle GreenhoodcurrentNov-Deca few scattered coloniesgreen
67Pterostylis nutansNodding GreenhoodcurrentJun-Sepvery commongreen
68Pterostylis pedunculataMaroon-hoodcurrentAug-Sepcommon - widespreadmaroon,green
69Pterostylis rufa†(? unknown sp)Rufous Greenhoodhistorical (BF +)<1984 PU&BFOct-Nov?nearby?green
70Pterostylis truncata†Brittle Greenhoodhistorical (JW)<1984 JWMay-Jul?nearby?green,white
71Pyrorchis nigricansRed-beaks, Undertaker OrchidLeaves onlySep-Octone small colonyred/maroon,white
72Simpliglottis validaChiloglottis validaCommon Bird-orchidcurrentOctcommon - localizedmaroon,green
73Speculantha parvifloraPterostylis parvifloraTiny or Red-top GreenhoodcurrentApr-Maycommon - widespreadgreen
74Stegostyla congestaCaladenia congestaBlack-tongue CaladeniacurrentNovcommon - widespreadpink
75Stegostyla gracilisCaladenia gracilisMusky CapsrarecurrentOctrare - 2 plantswhite
76Stegostyla praecoxCaladenia praecoxPretty FingerscurrentSepstable - <50 plants in 1 colonywhite
77Stegostyla transitoriaCaladenia iridescens(Eastern) Bronze CaladeniacurrentOctmoderately common - widespreadyellow,purple.green
78Taurantha concinnaPterostylis concinnaTrim GreenhoodcurrentJun-Augcommon - localizedgreen
79Thelymitra antenniferaRabbit EarscurrentSeprare - ~10 plants in 2 coloniesyellow
80Thelymitra brevifoliaThelymitra pauciflora var. pallidaPeppertop Sun OrchidcurrentOctuncommon - widespreadblue
81Thelymitra carneaPink Sun-orchidcurrentOctuncommon - widespreadpink
82Thelymitra × chasmogamaThelymitra chasmogamaGlobe-hood Sun Orchidhistorical<1999 IDOct?unknownblue
83Thelymitra flexuosaTwisted Sun-orchidhistorical (PU & BF)<1984 PU&BFSep-Oct?unknownyellow
84Thelymitra × irregularisThelymitra irregularisCrested Sun Orchidhistorical<1999 IDOct?unknownblue
85Thelymitra ixioidesDotted Sun-orchidcurrentOctmoderately common - widespreadblue
86Thelymitra × macmillaniiCrimson Sun-orchidhistorical (T. antennifera × T. megcalyptra)<1984 PU&BFOct?unknownred
87Thelymitra mediaTall Sun-orchidcurrentOct-Novuncommon - widespreadblue
88Thelymitra nuda?Plain Sun Orchidhistorical<1999 unknownOct?unknownblue
89Thelymitra paucifloraSlender Sun-orchidcurrentOctcommon - widespreadblue
90Thelymitra peniculataTrim Sun-orchid<2008 RiAOct?unknownblue
91Thelymitra rubraSalmon Sun-orchidcurrentOctuncommon - widespreadpink
92Thelymitra simulataGraceful Sun-orchid<2008 RiAOct?unknownblue
93Thelymitra × truncatahybrid Sun-orchid T. ixioides × pauciflora<2008 RiAOct?unknownblue
94Thynninorchis huntianus*Arthrochilus huntianusElbow Orchidhistorical<2005 unknownDec-Jan?unknownpurple

* Orchids have been recorded near the reserve recently but not in the reserve itself recently.
† Historical records of these orchids "near" the Courtneys Road area.
? Uncertainty of identification when recorded.
() Synonyms in brackets are different species under which this species was previously referred to.
Historical records are typically from the 1980's and earlier and the species has not been recorded recently.

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