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Furrowed Pencil Orchid
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 shaped and white with a yellow three-lobed labellum with purple stripes and spots. The lateral sepals are sickle shaped. Flowering is in late autumn and early winter from May to June. The leaves are fleshy and thick, with grooves along the length, growing to about 12 cm long and 1 cm across.
rainforest, stream and river forest
Dockrillia wassellii is found only on Cape York Peninsula, Queensland.
|Common Name:||Furrowed Pencil Orchid|
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