Arthrochilus stenophyllus D.L.Jones 1991 Drawing by D L Jones and The Australian National Botanic Gardens Website

Part shade Warm LATESpring Summer

Common Name The Narrow Leaved Arthrochilus - The Narrow Leaves Elbow Orchid

Flower Size .32 to .5" [.8 to 1.2 cm]

Found in Queensland Australia in woodlands under low shrubs at elevations of sea level to 30 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, warm growing terrestrial with an ovoid tuber giving rise to 2 different growths, one a rosette of 2 to 5, pale green, elliptic, acute leaves and the other with just a wiry, leafless stem with one sheathing bract giving rise in the late spring through summer to an erect, 2.4 to 10" [6 to 25 cm] long, 3 to 15 flowered inflorescence


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