Drakaea elastica Lindl. Glossy-leaved Hammer Orchid
Sketch Veg.Swan R. 55 (1840)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 11 April 1994

Tuberous, perennial, herb, 0.12-0.3 m high. Fl. red & green & yellow, Oct to Nov. White or grey sand. Low-lying situations adjoining winter-wet swamps.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Busselton, Capel, Dandaragan, Harvey, Kwinana, Murray, Rockingham.