OAK ORCHID FACTS
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The Oak Orchid (Thelychiton jonesii) is a species of orchid endemic to Queensland. There are two recognised subspecies: (Thelychiton jonesii var. jonesii and (Thelychiton jonesii var. magnificum. It has up to seven oval leaves that grow to about 15cm long. The flower clusters are large and may have over 30 flowers. the flowers are white or cream and star shaped. This species was formerly known as Dendrobium jonesii.
pseudobulb to 50cm with leaves to 15cm
grows in rainforest and open forest on rocks or tress
found in north eastern Queensland
|Common Name:||Oak Orchid|
Relatives in same Genus