Pterostylis nichollsiana  
Silurian Grenhood
Diplodium sp aff striatum  
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It's not often that orchids grow these days in a
suburb of Melbourne.  Housing pressures have
 usually wiped out any orchids long ago. 
 So when we were told of these orchids we
 were surprised and of course had to
have a look and photograph them.

We were also told they were not quite the
usual striatum but something quite similar
and were deemed to be a sp. aff.

We await more news!

Photographed in an eastern suburb, 2007.



2019, the orchids have been recognized
as different and named Pt. nichollsiana
(G Backhouse, Bush Beauties,
The Wild Orchids of Victoria, Australia
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