~Eriochilus multiflorus Lindl. 1842 - See Eriochilus dilatatus Lindl. 1842 Photo courtesy of Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia


Common Name The Many Flowered Eriochilus - The Common Bunny Orchid

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Western Australia in coastal woodlands at elevations of 10 to 250 meters as a miniature to medium sized cool to cold growing terrestrial with a globose tuber giving rise to an erect, green, pilose stem carrying abover the ground, a single, small, narrowly ovate to broadly ovate, veined, acute, bassally clasping leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, pilose, 8 to 18" [20 to 45 cm] long, 1 to 20 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Riley & Banks 2002; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as E multiflorum photo good