Microtis cupularis (D.L.Jones & G.Brockman) A.P.Br. 2007

Paperbark swamp with Microtis cupularis in situ Photo by Colin And Misha Rowan and their The Retired Aussies Website

Part shade Cold LATERSpring

Common Name The Green and White Microtis

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in southwest Western Australia often in standing water in paperbark swamp forest at elevations of 10 to 150 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a green to reddish single leaf that blooms in the later spring on an erect, 8 to 14" [230 to 35 cm] long, thin, 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Hydrorchis cupularis D.L.Jones & G.Brockman 2005

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

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