Slipper Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Cryptostylis
Species: ovata
Main Flower Colour: Red

Description

Tuberous, perennial, herb, 0.25-0.7 m high. Fl. green & red, Nov to Dec or Jan to Apr. White-grey sand, loam, granite. Sand dunes, outcrops, swamps.

Flowering start in November and ends in April.

Identification

The main flower colour is red.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/1627

Created: 23 Feb 2014 - Member - John Baas (WA)
Updated: 24 Mar 2014 - ExplorOz - David & Michelle

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Location

Bio Regions

SWA - Swan Coastal Plain

WAR - Warren

Specifics

SW WA Perth to Albany

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