Rhizanthella gardneri R.S.Rogers
Underground Orchid

Reference
J.Roy.Soc.Western Australia 15:1 (1930)
Conservation Code
Threatened
A taxon name retains its ‘Threatened’ status until a new name has been officially endorsed and appears in the Gazettal Notice.
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Tuberous, perennial, herb, flowers develop under the surface and break through as they mature; flowers c. 6 mm long, 5 mm wide. Fl. pink-purple, May to Jul. Sand. Grows in association with Melaleuca uncinata.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 26 May 2003
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning, Merredin.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Bruce Rock, Corrigin.