ROCK ORCHID FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
The Rock orchid grows as an epiphyte on branches of trees or on rocks in open forest. It can form large spreading clumps on rocks. The pseudobulbs grow to about 45 cm long with about two to five oval leaves per stem. The leaves are up to 25 cm long and 8 cm wide. The flowers grow in large clusters that may have over a hundred flowers. The flowers are white or creamy in colour. the labellum has purple dots. This species was formerly known as Dendrobium speciosum.
pseudobulb to 45 cm with leaves to 25 cm long
found in wet eucalypt forest or rainforest where it grows on rocks and trees
found in eastern Queensland and eastern New South Wales and eastern Victoria
|Common Name:||Rock Orchid|
Relatives in same Genus