Caladenia alata *

Caladenia alata

Summary 3

Caladenia alata, commonly known as fairy orchid or pink fingers is a plant in the orchid family Orchidaceae and is found in south-eastern Australia and New Zealand. It is a ground orchid with small, usually short-lived flowers, which have relatively stiffly held petals and sepals and reddish-purple bars on the labellum.

Habitat 4

Scrubland. Mainly beneath Kanuka and Manuka

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iNaturalist NZ Map

Flowering August, October, September