Onion-orchid
Thick flower head
Adelaide Hills
Two-bristle Greenhood Orchid
Flower - labellum closed
 
                      
Onion-orchid (Microtis uniflora?)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Orchids
Order: Asparagus (Asparagales)
Family: Orchid (Orchidaceae)
Species: Onion-orchid (Microtis uniflora?)
This Photo:     Sparse flower head

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
This is a tentative id

Similar Species: Mallee Midge Orchid (Genoplesium nigricans)

Copyright © 2010-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Nov-2010
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.