brittle midge orchid  |  

Genoplesium baueri

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

The brittle midge orchid is a terrestrial orchid growing to 6Ð15 cm high. The inflorescence is
1Ð3 cm long, with 1Ð6 flowers that are about 15 mm across and are green and red or wholly
reddish (NSW SC, 2012).

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Genoplesium baueri

    Drought is also a serious threat to this species (A.Stephenson; pers. comm.; 2010).