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Australian Cooktown Orchid

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Native Australian Plants - Cooktown Orchid

Scientific Name (Binomial name) : Dendrobium phalaenopsis
Native to : Queensland

The Cooktown Orchid has a flower which has a vriety of purples, mauves and pinks. It is found in Northern Queensland, in and around Cooktown. The plant is from the Orchidaceae plant family.

The Cooktown Orchid or Dendrobium bigibbum var phalaenopsis is the floral emblem for Queensland.

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