pink rock orchid

Dendrobium kingianum

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Dendrobium kingianum or Thelychiton kingianus, commonly known as pink rock orchid or Captain King's dendrobium is a flowering plant in the orchid family Orchidaceae and is endemic to eastern Australia. It usually grows on rocks and has thin, spreading leaves and spikes of up to fifteen, usually pink flowers in late winter to spring. It is popular in horticulture and is one of the most commonly cultivated orchids.

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