Paracaleana disjuncta D.L.Jones 2003

Plant and Flower in situ Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Webpage

Common Name The Distinct Chiloglottis - The Cryptic Duck Orchid

Flower Size .58 to 3/4" [1.4 to 1.8 cm]

Found in South Australia in shrubby and heathy forests at elevations of 5 to 350 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with 2 elliptic, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Sullivania disjuncta (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2005

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