Common name: Duramana Fingers
Caladenia attenuata (Brinsley) D.L.Jones APNI*
Synonyms: Caladenia carnea var. attenuata Brinsley APNI*
Petalochilus attenuatus (Brinsley) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. APNI*
Flowers usually <10 mm across, white, the dorsal sepal lax (hooding the column), labellum midlobe entire wrinkled (flowers Oct.–Nov.); inflorescence unusually tall, to 24 cm high.
Distribution and occurrence: rare, recorded at Duramana (north of Bathurst).
NSW subdivisions: CT
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Critically Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Critically Endangered
This species is considered data-deficient by Saving our Species (SoS, DPIE) which means a conservation project cannot be developed for it. Visit their website and contact SoS if you have additional information.
Text by P. Bernhardt
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