Wax Lip Orchid

Glossodia major R.Br.

Slender hairy perennial herb growing from small tubers. The flowers colour ranges from purple to mauve, becoming white in the centre of the floral parts

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What habitats does Glossodia major live in?

It is found in a range of habitats, from heath to open forest sandstone

What is the distribution of Glossodia major?

Eastern Australia

How big does Glossodia major grow?

Can grow to around 35cm Tall

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