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Large Tongue Orchid

Cryptostylis subulata

Description:

Also known as the Duck Orchid due to its bill or tongue like labellum - which is around 30mm in length. The sepals and other petals are small and spike like.

Habitat:

south eastern Australia

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2 Comments

CataAna
CataAna 10 years ago

Thanks! Yes, it is terrestrial and very common in the Blue Mountains woodland.

dandoucette
dandoucette 10 years ago

really cool orchid! is it terrestrial?

CataAna
Spotted by
CataAna

2780, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Dec 17, 2010
Submitted on Apr 17, 2011

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