Cyrtostylis robusta D.L. Jones & M.A. Clem. 1987 Photos by Kent Terrestrial Orchid Gallery

Another Angle Photo courtesy of Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia

Common Name The Robust Cyrtostylis - The Large Gnat Orchid

Flower Size 1/2" to .6" [1.2 to 1.4 cm]

Found in Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia in coastal forests, heathland and mallee vegetation at elevations of 5 to 450 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold to cool growing terrestrial orchid with a single, cordate, obtuse, bright green leaf that blooms in the winter on a 2.4 to 10" [6 to 25 cm] long, 1 to 7 flowered inflorescence.

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

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