Two rare species of Mount Canobolas orchids officially named | Photos

Danielle Cetinski
By Danielle Cetinski
Updated January 22 2020 - 9:43pm, first published 5:30pm
RARE SIGHT: Paige Foster examines a Canobolas Leek Orchid - there are fewer than 100 known plants on the mountain. Photo: SUPPLIED

WITH few experts on botany able to verify new plants, it's little wonder it has taken more than 30 years to formally identify two threatened orchid species native to Mount Canobolas.


Danielle Cetinski

Danielle Cetinski

Central Western Daily senior journalist

Danielle started at the Kiama Independent in 2010 before moving to the Central Western Daily in 2014. She covers council, court, politics, general news and business, and elections are her favourite time of the year. Got a tip? Email

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