Occurrence record: NSW1003871

Preserved specimen of Acianthus saxatilis D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. recorded on 2018-03-23


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource NSW AVH feed
Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection National Herbarium of New South Wales
Supplied collection code "NSW"
Catalog number NSW1003871
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW1003871
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Phillips, G.P.|Willis, K.E.|Weber, L.
Supplied as "Phillips, G.P. | Willis, K.E. | Weber, L."
Record number 606
Reproductive condition sterile
Establishment means NATIVE
Supplied as native
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Information withheld Potentially sensitive : locality and coordinates withheld
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Locally common terrestrial orchid to ~8cm. Most plants currently sterile, several with freshly spent flowers. ID by obvious cordate leaves. Many on outcrop, in 100's on cliff below. Specimens and tubers from 5 plants taken.


Occurrence date 2018-03-23
Date precision DAY


Higher classification D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.
Scientific name Acianthus saxatilis
Supplied scientific name "Acianthus saxatilis D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem."
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asparagales
Family Orchidaceae
Genus Acianthus
Species Acianthus saxatilis
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Supplied as "Mossy microphyll cloud thicket above rocky cliff face. Plants on boulders on very crest of escarpment, S facing and very exposed to high winds and cloud moisture. With Notelaea johnsonii, Alyxia ruscifolia, Doodia sp aff hindii, Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii, Lastreopsis sylvestris. Soils peaty clays on basalts. Potentially threatened by poaching."
County North Coast
Terrestrial false
Elevation 994 m
Marine false
Country Code AU

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