|This common lithophyte or occasional epiphyte usually grows on rocks in
creeks and gullies around Brisbane. When it grows on trees, it occurs
within 1m of the ground, generally much lower. Where conditions are
suitable, this orchid occurs in large numbers forming large clumps.
This orchid has four to eight channelled leaves to 10cm by 10mm. Leaves
are dark green to brown red usually with red spots. Flower stems are to
20cm long with three to 15 flowers. Flowers are 6mm across, light
pink and usually quite cupped.
This orchid is easily identified by its lithophytic habit and its small
pink flowers. The only other similar orchid is Sarcochilus
hillii which grows ephipytically, has white flowers and lax