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Date of issue: 18 Sept 1986
Designer: O.Schmidinger and C.Stead

Plant: Caleana major

Family: Orchidaceae

Flying Duck Orchid
Ground orchid with single leaf to 12 cm long.
Flower stem to 40 cm tall.
Flower sensitive and can trap insects to facilitate pollination.
Occurs in NSW, Vic, Tas, SA.


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