Wax Lip Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Glossodia
Species: major
Main Flower Colour: Purple

Description

Small ground orchid, usually one or two flowers on a slender stalk. Common in forested areas on well drained soil.

Flowering start in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is purple. Mauve/blue flowers, with petals spotted near the centre of the flower.

References

Orchid species of the Shoalhaven. Alan Stephenson.

Created: 11 Feb 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 03 Apr 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

VIM - Victorian Midlands

Specifics

Grampians NP, Victoria

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