Aphyllorchis queenslandica Dockrill 1965Photos by L.J. Roberts and The Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Common Name The Queensland Aphyllorchis - In Australia The Yellow Pauper Orchid

Flower Size .32 to .4" [.8 to 1 cm]

Found in Queensland Australia in shady locations within lowland rainforests at elevations of sealevel to 250 meters as a medium sized, hot growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial orchid without leaves that has an erect, 12 to 28" [30 to 70 cm] long, dark purple, white flecked, slender, fleshy stem that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, 6 to 12 flowered inflorescence


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