Cyanicula fragrans Hopper & A.P.Br. 2000 Photography by A. P. Brown . Image used with the permission of the Western Australian Herbarium, Department of Environment and Conservation ( Accessed on Thursday, 30 August 2012 and The Flora Base Website

Part Shade Cool Cold LATERWinter

Common Name The Fragrant Cyanicula - In Australia - The Fragrant China Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm]

Found in western southwestern Australia in open shrublands and on rock outcrops as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a single, hairy on raised bumps, basal, prostrate, green beneath leaf that blooms in the later winter on an erect, 2 to 4.8" [5 to 12 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence carrying vanilla scented flowers.


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