Slipper orchid

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

Description

Photo by Graeme W.
The Slipper orchid, Cryptostylis ovata found all over the southwest of WA especially near rivers and creeks.

Flowering start in November and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is other. The dorsal sepal hangs down, while the lateral sepals curve upwards. The petals point backwards and the large pink/brown labellum is thrust forwards.

References

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Location

Bio Regions

SWA - Swan Coastal Plain

JAF - Jarrah Forest

ESP - Esperance Plains

WAR - Warren

Specifics

Found all over the southwest of WA especially near rivers and creeks.

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