Purple Enamel Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Elythranthera
Species: brunonis
Main Flower Colour: Purple

Description

Glossy petals look almost artificial. Photographs reveal muted spots on the petals. Found either singly or in spreading colonies in coastal heath and winter-wet sites.

Flowering start in August and ends in November.

Identification

The main flower colour is purple. Glossy purple orchid about 3cm i diameter.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/1643
WildflowerID348
Views (per week)10
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Location

Bio Regions

Esperance Plains (ESP)

Region Specifics

burnt heathland near Esperance

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