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Date of issue: 6 August 1998
Designer: Cathleen Cram
Artist: Clare Kaegi

Plant: Dendrobium phalaenopsis


Cooktown Orchid

The floral emblem of Queensland, was previously known by the name Dendrobium bigibbum.
Epiphytic or lithophytic orchid.
Grows in stunted coastal scrub, monsoon thickets, and open habitats.
Threatened due to extensive harvesting in some areas.

State floral emblem for Queensland.

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