Glossodia spp or Cockatoo or waxlip orchid

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


Single stem, single leaf at ground level.
10 to 12 cm high
Found in all states except WA and NT

Flowering start in September and ends in October.


The main flower colour is purple.


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Bio Regions

Gawler (GAW), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Riverina (RIV), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), Cobar Peneplain (COP), Brigalow Belt South (BBS)

Region Specifics

Photo by Bruce and Helen in Myponga CP SA

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