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Bromheadia pulchra Schltr.
It was known as Bromheadia venusta T.E.Hunt
Pale Reed Orchid

These plants grow on the northern half of Cape York Peninsula in North Queensland.



Bromheadia pulchra Bromheadia pulchra
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Fruit Bat Falls, Jardine River National Park, North Queensland Location:Fruit Bat Falls, Jardine River National Park, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates: Withheld  GPS coordinates:Withheld
  Date:14 July 2010 Date:14 July 2010
  Field No.:U938 Field No.:U938
     
  Bromheadia pulchra Bromheadia pulchra
 
  Description:Flower - side view Description:Bud
  Location:Fruit Bat Falls, Jardine River National Park, North Queensland Location:Fruit Bat Falls, Jardine River National Park, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:Withheld  GPS coordinates:Withheld
  Date:14 July 2010 Date:14 July 2010
  Field No.:U938 Field No.:U938
     
  Bromheadia pulchra Bromheadia pulchra
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plants in creek side habitat
  Location:Fruit Bat Falls, Jardine River National Park, North Queensland Location:Fruit Bat Falls, Jardine River National Park, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:Withheld  GPS coordinates:Withheld
  Date:14 July 2010 Date:14 July 2010
  Field No.:U938 Field No.:U938
     


References (accessed 10 December 2017):

Clements, M.A. in Jones, D.L. (ed.) (1989), Catalogue of Australian Orchidaceae. Australian Orchid Research 1: 13-14

Jones D.L., (2006) A complete guide to the Native Orchids of Australia including the the island territories:353

Williams, K.A.W. (1987), Native Plants of Queensland 3: 44 (as Bromheadia venusta)

http://www.orchidspecies.com/brompulchra.htm







 

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Bromheadia pulchra