|This pendulous epiphyte or lithophyte grows in the rainforest or
rainforest verges around Brisbane. Its dagger like leaves give this
orchid an unmistakeable appearence.
The orchid hangs with stands sometimes 2m in length. The dagger
like leaves grow to 70mm by 20 mm but usually much less. The green flowers
are about 25mm across with redish brown striations towards the
centre. The labellum is white and strongly ruffled with purple
This distinctive orchid cannot be confused with any other even when not