Dagger Orchid

The dagger orchid grows in trees and on rocks, forming large handing clumps.

The leaves are oval shapes tapering to a point and are quite thick.  Leaves range in colour from dark green to a yellowish colour.

Flowers range from yellowish green to a light green colour with short reddish stripes.

The Dagger Orchid occurs in coastal areas of NSW and QLD and in the adjacent ranges. It prefers like the humid environment in rainforest gorges and near waterfalls.

Kingdom: Plantae
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Dockrillia
Species: pugioniformis

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Last Updated: 03-05-2019