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Adenochilus gracilis

Adenochilus gracilis

Usually found in damp beech forests, Adenochilus gracilis is a delicate forest-floor orchid. It is also found in some exotic conifer forests, where it grows in decomposing leaf litter.

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Reference: AAQA 6500 Col2377
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Ian St George, 'Orchids - Forest orchids', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 April 2024)

Story by Ian St George, published 24 Sep 2007