Anoectochilus yatesiae F.M.Bailey 1907

Plant in situ Photos by M A Clements and Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Common Name Yates' Peristylis - In Australia The Marbled Jewel Orchid

Flower Size .56 to .72" [1.4 to 1.8 cm]

Found in northern tropical Queensland in highland rainforests often on mossy rocks near small streams at elevations of 500 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature to medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with 2 to 6, terminal, broadly ovate, dark green to coppery with silver veined leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] long, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide