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Cryptostylis ovata R.Br. Slipper Orchid
Prodr. 317 (1810)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 21 January 1994

Tuberous, perennial, herb, 0.25-0.7 m high. Fl. green & red, Nov to Dec or Jan to Apr. White-grey sand, loam, granite. Sand dunes, outcrops, swamps.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Capel, Cockburn, Cranbrook, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Harvey, Kwinana, Manjimup, Murray, Nannup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Waroona, West Arthur.