The Orchid Atlas comprises sight observation records of Western Australian orchids. Data were collected over a two year period somewhere around 1985. The taxonomy of orchids has altered substantially since then, and many names are no longer current.
Western Australian Orchids
Type of content
Includes: point occurrence data.
The Orchid Atlas of Western Australia. NatureMap: Mapping Western Australia's Biodiversity. Department of Environment and Conservation. URL: http://naturemap.dec.wa.gov.au/
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Looking up... the number of records that can be accessed through the Atlas of Living Australia. The most recent data was published on 31 Dec 1985.Click to view records for the The Orchid Atlas of Western Australia resource.
Metadata last updated on 2013-08-16 13:14:40.0
Mr Paul Gioia