Kneeling Hammer-orchid  |  

Drakaea concolor

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

The Kneeling Hammer-orchid is an erect, tuberous herb that grows to 30 cm high. It has a single, small, heart-shaped leaf to 3 cm wide. The plant has a single flower to 4 cm long, with a hammer-like labellum on a hinged claw.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Drakaea concolor

    Threats The main identified threats to Kneeling Hammer orchid are fire and grazing.