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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. Flowering is in spring from September to October with each flower cluster producing up to twenty flowers. The leaves are oval and thick and fleshy textured with parallel furrows or grooves running along the length of the upper surface. the leaves grow to about 4 cm long. The plant grows from a creeping rhizome.
grows on trees or rocks in woodland, eucalypt forest or rainforest
Dockrillia linguiformis is found in eastern Queensland and Eastern New South Wales
|Common Name:||Dendrobium linguiforme|
Relatives in same Genus