Calochilus montanus D.L.Jones 2006 Photo by Ian Fraser and his Ian Fraser Talking Naturally Website

Part shade Cold MID to LATERSpring

Common Name The Montane Calochilus - In Australia The Mountain Beard Orchid

Flower Size [1.4 to 1.8 cm]

Found in New South Wales Australia on ridges and slopes in open and heathy forests at elevations of 700 to 1000 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, fully developed at blooming leaf that blooms in the mid to later spring on a 16 to 36" [40 to 90 cm] long, stout, 2 to 15 flowered inflorescence


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