Sighting

Liz O'Donnell 25 Nov 2017

Dark purple wax-lip orchid

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Sighted 14 Oct 2015
82 Canning Cl, Wamboin NSW 2620, Australia

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Identifications

  • Liz O'Donnell 25 November 2017
    Glossodia major
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Plantae: Angiospermae: Monocotyledoneae: Asparagales: Orchidaceae: Glossodia: major
    Common Names: Orchid family, Wax-lip Orchid, Waxlip Orchid, Parson-in-the-Pulpit
    Liz O'Donnell says

    A somewhat battered specimen and noticeably darker than other sightings in the area - possibly a factor of age?

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Notes

  • Liz O'Donnell 25 November 2017
    Liz O'Donnell says

    Found on south-facing slope, growing through an urn-heath (Melichrus urceolatus).

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