Tuberolabium stellatum (M.A.Clem., D.L.Jones, B.Gray & J.J.Wood) J.J.Wood 1990 SECTION Trachoma Photo by M A Clements and The Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Partial Shade Hot Warm Summer Fall

Common Name The Star-Shaped Tuberolabium - In Australia Starry Spectral Orchid

Flower Size .32 to .36" [8 to 9 mm]

Found in northern Queensland Australia at elevations of 400 to 600 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with projecting to pendulous, sparsely branching stems carrying 3 to 8, crowded, thick, leathery, channeled, pale green to yellow green, unequaly bilobed apcailly leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on an axillary, club-shaped, .4 to 1.4" [1 to 3.5 cm] long, 10 flowered inflorescence carrying short-lived flowers, .

Synonyms *Trachoma stellatum M.A.Clem., D.L.Jones, B.Gray & J.J.Wood 1989

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

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