Calochilus therophilus D.L.Jones 2006 Photo by Colin & Misha Rowan and Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part Sun Cold LATE Spring Summer

Common Name The ? Leafed Calochilus - In Australia The Late Beard Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.4" [3 to 3.5 cm]

Found in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania at elevations of 600 to 1200 meters in montane forest with sparse understory on ridges and slopes as a large to giant sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, large, deeply ribbed leaf that is fully developed at blooming and occuring in the late spring and summer on an erect, 16 to 38" [40 to 95 cm] long, 3 to 15 flowered inflorescence.


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