The Finniss Helmet Orchid is a small herb with a single orbicular leaf, up to 4 cm across. The single flower is 2-3 cm in width and purplish to green in colour. The species grows in colonies of many individuals.
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Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list
Finniss Helmet Orchid
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
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Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Corybas dentatus
Threats The main identified threats to C. dentatus are road and track widening prescribed burning weed invasion herbicide spraying and population fragmentation (Bates; 2006 ANRA; 2008).