Glossodia major

Glossodia major

Waxlip orchid

Flowering:
Early spring
Usual habitat/distribution:
Woodlands, heathlands and coastal areas in the north, east and and south-east.
Status:
Not listed
Description:
Usually grows in colonies. 1-2 flowers per stem colour varying from white to pale and deep mauve. Distinct white area at the base of the labellum. Yellow basal calli.
Leaves pale green, strap like and hairy on both sides. 30-60mm long, 15-20mm wide.
Locations I have seen it:
Risdon (Sept 2015)

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