Friends of Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve
Species Database

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

Gnat Orchid

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TitleGnat Orchid
CategoryOrchid
SubjectGnat Orchid
Common NameSmall Gnat-Orchid
Scientific NameCyrtostylis reniformis
Flowering Timeaug,sep
Photo Date03-Sep-2008 11:45
PhotographerR Richter
Post Date07-Sep-2008
DescriptionBright green leaf, round, generally to around 2cm across, similar to Corysanthes (Helmet-orchids) but more obviously veined (in a criss-cross fashion). Produces single flower spike with usually up to three brownish flowers with a distinctive flat labellum.
DistributionSeveral small colonies known across the centre of the reserve.
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