Australian Native Plants

  Sarcochilus hartmannii


Sarcochilus hartmannii photo
Sarcochilus hartmannii

Photograph by Arne and Bent Larsen, Haarby, Denmark. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Sarcochilus hartmannii photo
Sarcochilus hartmannii

Photograph by Arne and Bent Larsen, Haarby, Denmark. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Sarcochilus hartmannii in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Description
This orchid has long strappy leaves about 50cm long. The flowers grow is clusters of 5 to more than 20. The flowers are up to 3cm across and are mostly white with red or brownish dots. There is also a white form. Its conservation status is classed as vulnerable.

Height
leaves about 50cm but can grow to about one metre

Habitat
grows on rocks and sometimes in tree forks

Distribution
Sarcochilus hartmannii c



Classification
Class:Liliopsida
Order:Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Genus:Sarcochilus
Species:hartmannii


Relatives in same Genus
  Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii