Drakaea concolor Hopper & A.P.Br. 2007 Photo by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Lip Closeup Photo courtesy of Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia

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Common Name The One Colored Drakaea - In Australia The Kneeling Hammer Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia in small clearings of dense shrubby vegetation at elevations of 40 to 150 meters as a small sized, cold to cool growing terrestrial with a single, dark green, dull leaf that blooms in the late winter on an erect, 8 to 12" [20 to 30 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as ined photo fide

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