Arthrochilus dockrillii Lavarack 1975 Photo By L J Roberts and The Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

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Common Name Dockrill's Arthrochilus [Australian Orchidologist current] - In Australia The Green Trufle Orchid

Flower Size .4 to 1/2" [1 to 1.2 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in coastal and near coastal forests at elevations of sealevel to 700 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, ovoid, fleshy tuber giving rise to 1 to 2, erect, basal, distichous, sessile, linear to lanceolate, one usually larger than the other, dark green, acute to acuminate apically leaves that blooms in the summer through late winter on an erect, terminal, wiry, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, 2 to 25 flowered inflorescence carrying widely spaced, resupinate flowers.

Synonyms Phoringopsis dockrillii (Lavarack) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

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

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