Name: Caleana major Common Name: Flying Duck Orchid
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Photographed in the Brisbane Ranges NP, Mallacoota area, Grampians NP and elsewhere.

Details (Vic):

Flowering:  Flowering September- January, mainly October to November. 

Size: Up to 50cm tall,  flowers -  usually 1to 5, to 25mm long. 

Position:  Widespread:  Found in Heathlands, Woodlands and open forests on well drained gravelly and sandy soils.

Endemic, Secure.


My first Duck Page 2004