Name: Chiloglottis sp aff valida 2 Common Name: Lowland Bird Orchid
    Synonym: -
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We had passed a number of Common Bird Orchid colonies on the walk and taken photos for good measure, even though they were getting on - there's no cost in digital photos.  Noting yet another group we took yet more photos - but when we looked at it at home on the PC, we noticed it was different.  Looking at the book, we concluded yet another new orchid for us.  Very Lucky!

Photographed at the Kinglake National Park.

Details (Vic):

Flowering:  Flowering November to February, mainly December to January.

Size: Up to 5cm tall,  flowers -  usually 1, to 30mm across.

Location: Eastern highlands in moist closed forests.

Endemic, Secure.