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Autumn Bird Orchid

Orchids in April

Although we would not like to see rainfall to the extent that has been falling in the north of the State, our autumn orchids have…
5 April 2012
Autumn Greenhood

Orchids in March

When I look back over my orchid notes for the past few years, my comments are almost identical. It is certainly not the time to…
2 March 2012
Elbow Orchid

Orchids in February

The summer months have been a quiet period for orchid observations, although some very good specimens have been noticed throughout the district. We were thrilled…
31 January 2012
Flying Duck Orchid

Orchids in December

As the late Everett Foster wrote in 1999, “to see a large colony of Flying Duck Orchids Caleana major in flower is a sheer delight.”…
3 December 2011
Hare Orchid

Orchids in November

Although we cannot say that it is a great year for our terrestrial orchids, we have managed to find most of our spring species flowering…
4 November 2011
Bearded Greenhood (Anglesea)

Orchids in October

The exciting find of the month was the discovery of the Winter Sun Orchid Thelymitra hiemalis by a member of the Australasian Native Orchid Society.…
29 September 2011
Slaty Helmet Orchid

Orchids in September

Not to be overshadowed by the two other species of Corybas that were featured in our July and August Newsletters, the Slaty Helmet Orchid Corybas…
2 September 2011
Veined Helmet Orchid

August Orchids

Having featured the Small Helmet Orchid Corybas unguiculatus last month, it is only fitting that the Veined Helmet Orchid Corybas diemenicus, which is flowering so…
5 August 2011
Pterostylis sp. aff. revoluta

Autumn Orchids

With the strange autumn weather we have been having, the autumn orchids have been appearing and disappearing in a very short time. However we are…
1 April 2011
Sharp Midge Orchid

March Orchids

With the Rosy Hyacinth Orchids Dipodium roseum and the Horned Orchids Orthoceras strictum on their last legs, it is difficult to find anything to get…
2 March 2011