Library Open Repository

A new Tasmanian terrestrial orchid.

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

Nicholls, WH (1932) A new Tasmanian terrestrial orchid. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 13-14. ISSN 0080-4703

[img]
Preview
PDF
1932_Nicholls_n...pdf | Download (93kB)
Available under University of Tasmania Standard License.

Abstract

A slender, moderately hairy species, with the habit of
Cal. Patersonii, R. Br.; leaf hairy, linear-lanceolate, channelled;
flowers 1.2; yellowish with crimson veinings and
darker filamentous-glandular caudre to the segments; caudre
about 4.5 cm. long; ovary covered with dense glandular hairs;
lateral sepals and petals narrow-lanceolate, spreading, pendant;
with three narrow longitudinal, central lines; sepals
and petals about equal in length, petals narrower than the
sepals; dorsal sepal erect, incurved; labellum erect, on a
small movable claw, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, yellowish
with pale, diffused crimson veinings; tip wholly dark crimson,
lower part of lamina erect, with entire margins, then
deeply fringed; anterior margins serrulated; apex produced
into a long, tapering filamentous-glandular process, fully
twice as long as the broad portion of •lamina (total length
of labellum, 3.5-4 cm.) ; calli fleshy, slender, clavate, golfstick
type, in 6 rows, forward calli short and stout, not
extending beyond the bend; five conspicuous longitudinal
ridges continuing from between the rows of calli towards
the tip; column erect, incurved about 1-3 cm. long, widely
Winged above; 2 yellow sessile glands at the base; anther
With a short point.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 13-14
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information:

Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania

Date Deposited: 10 May 2012 02:43
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:30
Item Statistics: View statistics for this item

Actions (login required)

Item Control Page Item Control Page