Friends of Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve
Species Database

This database has been compiled to showcase some of the species found in the reserve.

Medium Greencomb

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TitleMedium Greencomb
CategoryOrchid
SubjectSpider Orchid
Common NameBrown-clubbed Spider Orchid
Scientific NameArachnorchis/Caladenia phaeoclavia
Flowering Timeoct,nov
Photo Date27-Oct-2007 16:40
PhotographerR Richter
Post Date27-Nov-2007
DescriptionThis greencomb spider-orchid is almost as large as the Mantis Orchid (A. tentaculata) but not as common. It gets its name from (and can be distinguished by) the significant brownish thickening at the ends of the petals and sepals.
DistributionCan be found throughout the reserve but not very common.
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