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Common Sun Orchid Thelymitra longifolia

Observer

kiwihobbit

Date

October 21, 2017 12:31 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on a west facing slope of a spur in loess soil.
Relatively little competition, with cluster of plants all with white flowers distributed over about 20-30m along the side of a track.
About 30m north-east is another cluster of orchids, but these are all purple and growing well off the track amongst grass.

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Sun Orchids Genus Thelymitra

Observer

kiwihobbit

Date

October 21, 2017 01:05 PM NZDT

Description

Somewhat purple pigmented stem, leaves, flowers.
Approx 15-20cm stem, up to 7-8 flowers.
Growing amongst grass in small area of maybe 10m square, on mixture of loess and fine gravel soil.

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Spider Orchids Genus Corybas

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

August 16, 2018 02:54 PM NZST

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Easter Orchid Earina autumnalis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

August 16, 2018 01:21 PM NZST

Description

Growing on a fallen piece of moss on the track under mature tawa.

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What

Sun Orchids Genus Thelymitra

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jacqui-nz

Date

August 15, 2018 12:37 PM NZST

Description

Great to see several Thelymitra leaves emerging. The area has been heavily modified, the land contured, and recent manuka/kanuka planting added.

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Pixie Cap Acianthus sinclairii

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jacqui-nz

Date

August 15, 2018 11:14 AM NZST

Description

Fruiting.

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Maikaika Microtis unifolia

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

August 14, 2018 02:38 PM NZST

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Pixie Cap Acianthus sinclairii

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savvy

Date

August 7, 2018 01:44 PM NZST

Description

Growing on disturbed soil beside track culvert.

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Spurred Helmet Orchid Corybas cheesemanii

Observer

savvy

Date

August 9, 2018 12:14 PM NZST

Description

Growing under black beech and hard beech forest. Already flowered during winter, possibly in July?

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pelicabbit

Date

August 11, 2018 04:15 PM NZST

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Tutukiwi Pterostylis banksii

Observer

bill-nz

Date

August 11, 2018 02:45 PM NZST

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bill-nz

Date

August 11, 2018 11:29 AM NZST

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bill-nz

Date

August 11, 2018 12:38 PM NZST

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Maikaika Microtis unifolia

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bill-nz

Date

August 11, 2018 01:29 PM NZST

Description

Very large leaf, which can only be this species.

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bill-nz

Date

August 11, 2018 02:55 PM NZST

Description

Leaves are quite different to those of plants growing under Kauri. The fourth pic shows a plant with at least four flowers.

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Spurred Helmet Orchid Corybas cheesemanii

Observer

bill-nz

Date

August 11, 2018 02:29 PM NZST

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Matthews's Spiral Sun Orchid Thelymitra matthewsii

Observer

bill-nz

Date

August 11, 2018 08:54 AM NZST

Description

A new colony of 10 plants was observed. Of these, only this plant is likely to flower this season.

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Matthews's Spiral Sun Orchid Thelymitra matthewsii

Observer

bill-nz

Date

August 11, 2018 08:35 AM NZST

Description

Six plants observed at this site, with these two, plus one other, likely to flower this season.

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Pixie Cap Acianthus sinclairii

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bill-nz

Date

August 11, 2018 09:31 AM NZST

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New Zealand Bamboo Orchid Earina mucronata

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

August 12, 2018

Description

Berm outside 22 Symonds St. Epiphytic on a large deciduous tree.

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Observer

naturewatchwidow

Date

August 11, 2018 01:53 PM NZST

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leonperrie

Date

August 11, 2018 10:30 AM NZST

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caqalai

Date

August 11, 2018 12:05 PM NZST

Description

Common with scattered patches, often with Acianthus sinclairii, growing in areas with a bit of moisture. This entity is tagged "Rimutaka" but more correctly "Remutaka" now perhaps Only one flower and a few buds amongst 100s of plants

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What

Pixie Cap Acianthus sinclairii

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jacqui-nz

Date

August 10, 2018 02:15 PM NZST

Description

Fruiting.

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jack4

Date

August 10, 2018 12:51 PM NZST

Description

Very nice specimens very typical of species. Not double header but intertwined.

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What

Kauri Greenhood Pterostylis agathicola

Observer

jack4

Date

August 10, 2018 12:51 PM NZST

Description

Starting to flower well here in Kaiwaka area.

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Kauri Greenhood Pterostylis agathicola

Observer

jack4

Date

August 10, 2018 12:51 PM NZST

Description

Starting to flower well here in Kaiwaka area.

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Observer

jack4

Date

August 10, 2018 12:51 PM NZST

Description

A fine specimen with very downward turned dorsal sepal.

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What

Sun Orchids Genus Thelymitra

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

August 7, 2018 03:46 PM NZST

Description

Dozens of leaves in the grass on the perimeter of the redoubt.

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Observer

jack4

Date

August 8, 2018 04:38 PM NZST

Description

Amazing reddish, pinkish colour almost as amazing as some of the Thelymitra species.