Corybas grumulus

Corybas grumulus is a species of helmet orchid from eastern Victoria that grows on tree ferns. This could be an adaptation to avoid the scavenging of lyrebirds, which constantly scratch…

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Caleana minor

The small duck orcid - Caleana minor - is commonly encountered in coastal heathland throughout Victoria. This particular reserve had hundreds of plants throughout it.

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Spiranthes australis after rain

An unseasonally heavy rain event fills an alpine lake in Victoria and temporarily submerges the Spiranthes australis (or S. alticola?) residing on its edge. This species loves wet feet but…

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