Caladenia transitoria

Eastern Bronzehood

See Caladenia iridescens. C. transitoria is smaller and less robust.

Additional information

  • SynonymStegostyla transitoria
  • FamilyOrchidaceae
  • StoreyLower storey
  • Plant groupingOrchids
  • FlowersThe 1-4 flowers are greenish-yellow with the outside covered in dense purple hairs.
  • Bird attractingNo
  • Butterfly attractingNo
  • Frog habitatNo
  • Growing conditionsIt occurs in dry open forests.
  • Garden useUse of orchids in gardens is not recommended, unless they already occur naturally, in which case they need to be protected. Removing orchids from the bush usually results in their death and further depletes remaining wild orchid populations.
  • Commercially availableNever
  • Conservation statusSignificant within the Shire. Known from very few local sites.
  • Aboriginal Use Food - tuber
Photographer/s: 1, 2 Richard Hartlands ©

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