Drakaea micrantha Hopper & A.P.Br. 2007

Lip Triggered Position Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and her Retired Aussies Website

Another Flower Photography by Hopper, Greeve & Brown . Image used with the permission of the Western Australian Herbarium, Department of Environment and Conservation (http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/help/copyright). Accessed on Thursday, 30 August 2012 and The Flora Base of the Western Australia Flora Website


Common Name The Small Flowered Drakaea - In Australia The Dwarf Hammer Orchid

Flower Size 1/2 to 1" [1.2 to 2.5 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in Jarrah and Banksia woodlands at elevations of 50 to 300 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, greyish green, prominently dark green veined leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

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