Friends of Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve
Species Database

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

Tiny Finger Orchid

TitleTiny Finger Orchid
SubjectFinger Orchid
Common NameTiny Fingers/Caladenia
Scientific NamePetalochilus pusillus (syn. Caladenia pusilla)
Flowering Timesep,oct
Photo Date27-Oct-2007 18:00
PhotographerR Richter
Post Date27-Nov-2007
DescriptionApart from being much smaller than the common Pink Fingers, Petalochilus pusillus is always pink and has more rounded tepals. Usually has just one flower but rarely two.
DistributionCan be found throughout the reserve but easily overlooked due to their size.
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