Australian Native Plants

Australian Native Plants - Dendrobium Orchids





Cepobaculum semifuscum
(Antelope Orchid)
Cepobaculum semifuscum
Height
 30cm - 40cm
The Antelope Orchid is an epiphytic Tea Tree orchid. It grows on paperbark trees (tea trees) and also grows on other rough barked trees. The flowers are yellow with darker brownish stripes, with long twisted petals from which it gets its common... Read more >
Ceratobium dalbertisii
(Green Antelope Orchid)
Ceratobium dalbertisii
Height
 30cm - 60cm
The Green Antelope Orchid is an epiphytic orchid. The flowers are produced in clusters of up to fifteen and are about 50mm across. The long petals are greenish towards the tips and have a slight twist and are held erect and give it the common name... Read more >
Coelandria smillieae
(Bottlebrush Orchid)
Coelandria smillieae
Height
 15cm - 150cm
The Bottlebrush Orchid is an epiphytic orchid from Queensland. It usually grows on trees but sometimes grows as a lithophyte on rocks. It produces clusters of white and pink flowers with green tips in heads that resemble a bottlebrush. The cluster... Read more >
Dockrillia bowmanii
(Straggly Pencil Orchid)
Dockrillia bowmanii
Height
 60cm
The Straggly Pencil Orchid is a relatively small epiphytic orchid (sometimes found growing on rocks as a lithophyte). It produces flower clusters about 10 cm long. The star shaped flowers are greenish or yellowish may have some reddish striping, and... Read more >
Dockrillia cucumerina
(Cucumber Orchid)
Dockrillia cucumerina
Height
 prostrate
The Cucumber Orchid grows as a creeping epiphyte or lithophyte from eastern Australia. The flowers are cream or pale green with reddish stripes, and a white labellum or lip which has reddish markings. Flowering is in spring and summer. The leaves... Read more >
Dockrillia linguiformis
(Dendrobium linguiforme)
Dockrillia linguiformis
Height
 prostrate
The Tongue Orchid is an orchid from eastern Queensland and New South Wales. It grows as an epiphyte or lithophyte. The flowers are star shaped and white or cream, and have fairly long narrow sepals and petals giving it a spidery appearance.... Read more >
Dockrillia schoenina
(Common Pencil Orchid)
Dockrillia schoenina
Height
 15cm
The Common Pencil Orchid is an epiphytic or lithophytic orchid. It produces cluster of up to four flowers, with each flower about 4 cm across. The lateral petals and sepals are cream or pale green with dark purple striping near the base. The... Read more >
Dockrillia striolata
(Streaked Rock Orchid)
Dockrillia striolata
Height
 10cm
The Streaked Rock Orchid is a fairly small lithophyte from south eastern Australia. The flowers are cream or yellow with darker streaks of reddish or purple near the base. The labellum or lip is white. Flowers are fragrant and about 3 cm across with... Read more >
Dockrillia teretifolia
(Thin Pencil Orchid)
Dockrillia teretifolia
Height
 60cm
The Thin Pencil Orchid is an epiphytic orchid from coastal Queensland and New South Wales. It produces profuse flushes of flowers in white or cream or yellow, with purple stripes near the base. The common name of Bridal Veil Orchid arises from the... Read more >
Dockrillia wassellii
(Furrowed Pencil Orchid)
Dockrillia wassellii
Height
 12cm
The Furrowed Pencil Orchid is an epiphytic or lithophytic orchid from the rainforest of far north Queensland. Flowers are produced in clusters up to 20 cm long, with up to 60 flowers in a cluster. The individual flowers are about 2 cm across, star... Read more >