Glossodia major aka Purple Cockatoo Orchid, Waxlip Orchid
Scott Creek Conservation Park – October, 2013 – sunny, windy conditions
Morialta Conservation Park – September, 2013 – wet conditions
Photos: Michal Dutkiewicz
The Purple Cockatoo Orchid, Glossodia major, also known as the Waxlip, also occurs in this pale form – I don’t think this is a true albino, but there is another form which seems to be almost pure white, but I have only seen those in photos. It makes a striking change to see these in the Bush.