Paracaleana triens Hopper & A.P.Br. 2006

Variable terminal callous Photography by A.P.Brown & S.D.Hopper . 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 and The Flora Base Orchid Photo Website

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Common Name The ? Paracaleana - In Australia The Broad-Billed Duck Orchid

Flower Size .64 to .88" [1.6 to 2.2 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in Jarrah forests and granite rock at elevations of 50 to 300 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized cold growing terrestrial or lithophyte with a single, reddish above, purplish beneath, terete leaf that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 2 to 4.8" [5 to 12 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 triens photo fide

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