Sarcochilus aequalis D.L. Jones & Clem. 1991 Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Another Flower Photo courtesy ofGreg and Kerri Steenbeeke and their Orkology Kreations Website

Common Name The Equal-Sized Sarcochilus [Refers to the sepals and petals] - In Australia The Boulder Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1" [2 to 3.5 cm]

A small sized, warm to cool growing lithophyte found in New South Wales Australia at elevations of 400 to 1200 meters on boulders and cliff faces with a clumping, sparsely branched stem carrying 4 to 8, yellowish green, thick-textured, channeled, narrowly lanceolate leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, stiffly erect, racemose, 2.4 to 4.8" [6 to 12 cm] long, 5 to 10 flowered inflorescence with crowded, successive opening flowers.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Australian Orchid Review Vol 71 No 5 2006 photo; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide

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