Brown Beaks Lyperanthus suaveolens

I first found this one in and along the road near one of the best places for orchids, Baluk Willam Flora Reserve. It isn't the most noticable but in one area of perhaps 2x1.5m I counted 18 plants. I have since also found them in the Chandler Hill area of Dandenong Ranges National Park.

For some reason I find them difficult to photograph. Maybe its to do with the small central flower and the relatively large and flailing petals and septals.

Flowering Time Flower Numbers Maximum Height Flower Size
Spring
mid September and October
  49cm Septals and Petals
20-25mm

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