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mattward

Date

December 5, 2017 02:28 PM NZDT

Description

This may not be T. hatchii, however it has traits for; Cilia copious and above column arms; post anther lobe overtopping anther; column horseshoe shaped from above. Traits against; Inrolled column apex (possibly weather conditions); sepals and petals two different colours; flower size very small 12mm across (which made it seem like T. intermedia); overall short stature of plant 150-200mm high. Sorry to bug you guys again, what do you think? @jeremy_rolfe @pjd1

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mattward

Date

December 5, 2017 02:20 PM NZDT

Description

This orchid was locally common at the site. Below Leptospermum scoparium.

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mattward

Date

December 5, 2017 02:01 PM NZDT

Description

Although showing some signs of desiccation, easily able to ID.

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mattward

Date

December 5, 2017 01:08 PM NZDT

Description

A new species for me. Great to see this species in flower early, as a result of the very early season in the wellington region. Thanks for the mission Jeremy.

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What

Onion Orchid Microtis unifolia

Observer

mattward

Date

December 5, 2017 12:52 PM NZDT

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What

Tutukiwi Pterostylis banksii

Observer

mattward

Date

December 4, 2017 05:35 PM NZDT

Description

Roadside. These pictures are of several different colonies, all of which fall into the P. banksii description.

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Observer

mattward

Date

December 4, 2017 04:38 PM NZDT

Description

Roadside. This is part of the P. montana agg. not either sensu Hatch or sensu Moore. Twisted labellum; short robust lateral sepals; horizontal longish dorsal sepal; large leaves.

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What

Onion Orchid Microtis unifolia

Observer

mattward

Date

December 4, 2017 04:20 PM NZDT

Description

Roadside.

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What

Common Sun Orchid Thelymitra longifolia

Observer

mattward

Date

December 4, 2017 03:53 PM NZDT

Description

Roadside. Late flowering specimen, likely due to shady habitat.

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Observer

mattward

Date

November 22, 2017 11:35 AM NZDT

Description

This species was just maturing into flower. I have pictures of the various stages. the flowers are only 8mm across, and usually hidden in the moss.

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Observer

mattward

Date

November 22, 2017 11:08 AM NZDT

Description

The only specimen of this species I noted.

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Observer

mattward

Date

November 22, 2017 10:33 AM NZDT

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What

Easter Orchid Earina autumnalis

Observer

mattward

Date

November 22, 2017 11:22 AM NZDT

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Observer

mattward

Date

November 22, 2017 10:28 AM NZDT

Description

Only the one colony of this species noted in the short time I was up the track.

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What

Tutukiwi Pterostylis banksii

Observer

mattward

Date

November 22, 2017 10:26 AM NZDT

Description

Definitely not the best specimens suffering from drought.

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Observer

mattward

Date

November 20, 2017 02:28 PM NZDT

Description

Devils Punch Bowl. These are still a way away from flowering but this species was found on most of the tracks i visited in the area.

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Observer

mattward

Date

November 20, 2017 02:30 PM NZDT

Description

Devils Punch Bowl. Most the orchids seen had completely desiccated this one was the best of a bad bunch.

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Observer

mattward

Date

November 20, 2017 11:43 AM NZDT

Description

This species though not locally common, it appeared at most of the tracks in the Hokitika vicinity

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What

Easter Orchid Earina autumnalis

Observer

mattward

Date

November 20, 2017 11:40 AM NZDT

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What

Greenhood Orchids Genus Pterostylis

Observer

mattward

Date

November 20, 2017 11:38 AM NZDT

Description

Very early to try to confidently ID this species.

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What

New Zealand Bamboo Orchid Earina mucronata

Observer

mattward

Date

November 20, 2017 11:23 AM NZDT

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What

Tutukiwi Pterostylis banksii

Observer

mattward

Date

November 19, 2017 05:43 PM NZDT

Description

Mananui Beach walk. This entity appears to be quite different to any i have seen with the curled labellum tip.

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Observer

mattward

Date

November 19, 2017 05:42 PM NZDT

Description

Mananui Beach Walk. Several specimens noted along this walk.

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What

Spider orchids Genus Corybas

Observer

mattward

Date

November 19, 2017 05:38 PM NZDT

Description

Mananui Beach Walk. Interesting growth/deformation on the seed pod stem. This entity seems to be following a similar phenology to those up North.

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Observer

mattward

Date

November 19, 2017 02:36 PM NZDT

Description

Okarito Trig Walk. Only one colony noted.

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What

Tutukiwi Pterostylis banksii

Observer

mattward

Date

November 19, 2017 02:25 PM NZDT

Description

Okarito Trig Walk. A couple of colonies along the track.

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What

Green Bird Orchid Chiloglottis cornuta

Observer

mattward

Date

November 19, 2017 02:24 PM NZDT

Description

Okarito Trig Walk.

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What

Sun Orchids Genus Thelymitra

Observer

mattward

Date

November 19, 2017 02:22 PM NZDT

Description

Okarito Trig Walk. Not very common along this walk.

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Observer

mattward

Date

November 19, 2017 02:11 PM NZDT

Description

Okarito Trig Walk. Quite common in suitable habitat along this track.

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What

Easter Orchid Earina autumnalis

Observer

mattward

Date

November 19, 2017 11:35 AM NZDT
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