Paracaleana nigrita (Lindl.) Blaxell
Flying Duck Orchid

Reference
Contr.New South Wales Natl.Herb. 4:283 (1972)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Tuberous, perennial, herb, 0.05-0.19 m high. Fl. red & green, Aug to Oct. Grey-white sand, shallow soils over laterite. Winter-wet swamps, granite outcrops.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 6 July 1995
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Boddington, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Capel, Collie, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Denmark, Esperance, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Gosnells, Harvey, Irwin, Jerramungup, Kwinana, Manjimup, Mingenew, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wandering, Wanneroo, Waroona, York.