Paracaleana hortiorum Hopper & A.P.Br. 2006Photography by J. Hort Image used with the permission of the Western Australian Herbarium, Department of Environment and Conservation (http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/help/copyright). Accessed on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 J Hort and The Flora Base Orchid Photo Website

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Common Name The Hort's Paracaleana [Australian discoverer of species current] - In Australia Hort's Duck Orchid

Flower Size .6 to .8" [1.2 to 1.6 cm]

Found in Western Australia in Jarrah forests in well drained, sandy soils at elevations of 50 to 300 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, dull green above, reddish beneath, terete leaf that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring on an erect, 3.2 to 7.2" [8 to 18 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Sullivania aff nigrita #1 photo fide

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