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Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Sun 03 Feb, 2019 3:07 pm
by CraigVIC
Budj Bim, some sort of mistletoe?

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Sun 03 Feb, 2019 3:13 pm
by CraigVIC
edit, double post

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Tue 19 Feb, 2019 3:40 pm
by Neo
Huntsman247 wrote:Awesome! Thanks Neo. A bit of googling has revealed that the leaves can be used to relieve the pain from marine stings. But doesn't seem edible.


Spotted a Crinum in flower. Met have finished I think but this one probably gets less direct sun

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Sat 23 Mar, 2019 10:12 pm
by crollsurf
Guessing this is the Ghost Fungus which glows at night! Didn't hang around to find out though.
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Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Tue 14 May, 2019 8:39 am
by Huntsman247
Anyone know what this plant is? Image

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Tue 14 May, 2019 9:22 am
by michael_p
Looks like a native Holly.

Edit: Scrub that, I think I am wrong, sorry.

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Thu 16 May, 2019 8:05 am
by Huntsman247
Yeah it's similar isn't it but different still. I would have thought brains trust here would have an answer for this lol.

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Thu 16 May, 2019 8:33 pm
by Hughmac
It is native holly - just a case of local variation I'd suggest. Has all the key identifying features. Podolobium ilicifolium

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Thu 16 May, 2019 10:03 pm
by Neo
I call it the Holly-leaved somethingorother.

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Fri 17 May, 2019 11:28 am
by Huntsman247
Interesting. Thanks guys.

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Wed 28 Aug, 2019 12:36 pm
by cajun
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In the RNP.

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Mon 16 Sep, 2019 8:00 pm
by CraigVIC
Approx 3cm high, Sunset remote walking tk.

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Mon 16 Sep, 2019 9:56 pm
by bernieq
It's a Caladenia orchid but I don't know the species. 3cm is quite small although quite limited moisture in the Murray Sunset might explain that. I would guess the species as capillata or parva - if not then maybe verrucosa or dilatata.

Also, craigvic, your double post above is a very healthy Clematis - not a mistletoe but a climber/vine.

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Mon 16 Sep, 2019 10:44 pm
by CraigVIC
Thanks for the info. That little orchid is growing right in the track, I feel its future looks grim.

Lots of fascinating plants up at Murray Sunset, many in flower atm.

Just one more,

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Tue 17 Sep, 2019 1:08 pm
by bernieq
Craspedia. Given the location, I think it's C. variabilis.

Quite a lot of vegetation for a 'desert', isn't there :)

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Tue 17 Sep, 2019 11:32 pm
by CraigVIC
bernieq wrote:Quite a lot of vegetation for a 'desert', isn't there :)


It was great, I don't often see the dominate vegetation, and all its companions, changing so completely and so often on a walk.

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Wed 18 Sep, 2019 9:25 am
by rcaffin
Sydney, Hornsby region. Pouring with rain, but baby ducks running around, red spider Grevilia flowers coming out, and a few sun orchids in flower.

Cheers
Roger

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Sun 29 Sep, 2019 8:59 pm
by michael_p
Caladenia carnea at Bungonia. It was so dry at Bungonia today that I was amazed to spot a few of these orchids near the campground.
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Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Sun 29 Sep, 2019 9:27 pm
by peregrinator
From Chiltern - Mount Pilot NP, central north Victoria. It appears to be a poor season so far for floral displays compared to what I've observed on a couple of earlier trips. However, this is a plant I have not previously seen. What is it?

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Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Sun 29 Sep, 2019 9:32 pm
by michael_p
Possibly a Diuris pardina - Leopard Orchid.

See here: http://www.friendsofchiltern.org.au/ind ... t-pilot-np

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Tue 01 Oct, 2019 1:35 pm
by Eremophila
Couple of recent sightings on Mt Sturgeon, and a lovely Pigface from Kangaroo Island earlier in the year.

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Tue 01 Oct, 2019 2:15 pm
by Lamont
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Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Tue 01 Oct, 2019 2:48 pm
by Lamont
Otways

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Thu 03 Oct, 2019 9:22 pm
by Huntsman247
Fungus discovered in qld. https://amp.abc.net.au/article/11571162

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Fri 04 Oct, 2019 9:06 am
by cajun
From RNP and Muogamerra

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Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Fri 04 Oct, 2019 9:09 am
by cajun
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Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Sun 06 Oct, 2019 5:49 pm
by michael_p
Waratahs are out in the Blue Mountains.
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Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Sun 06 Oct, 2019 7:56 pm
by Ant71
First time I have seen one of these :D

Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Sun 20 Oct, 2019 4:45 pm
by crollsurf
Can someone identify this plant for me. I saw it today in the Kur-ring-gai NP. Maybe only the second time I've noticed it and now curious to what it is. Sorry about the photo being out of focus.
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Re: Flora Seen on Your Last Walk?

PostPosted: Mon 21 Oct, 2019 9:14 am
by rcaffin
Not sure about the species, but what you are looking at are probably not the flowers. They look to me like the bracts: the bits left behind after the flowers have all fallen off. That makes identification difficult.

Cheers
Roger