!Chiloglottis diphylla R.Br. 1810 Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part shade Cold SummerFall

Common Name The Two Leaved Chiloglottis - The Common Wasp Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.38" [3 to 3.4 cm]

Found in southeastern Queensland and New South Wales Australia as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial species found in shrubby forests in moist areas at elevations of 5 to 700 meters with a 2, basal, ovate to elliptical leaves that blooms in the summer through fall on an erect, 2.8 to 4" [7 to 10 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Caladenia diphylla (R.Br.) Rchb.f. 1871

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good

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