Vrydagzynea grayi D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2004 Photo by B Gray and Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website


Common Name Gray's Vrydagzynea - In Australia The Tonsil Orchid

Flower Size .16" [.4 cm]

Found in Queensland Australia in dense lowland rainforests often on outcrops of decomposed shale at elevations around 50 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing terrestrial with 4 to 7, ovate, dark green, glossy, waxy leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 2 to 2.8" [5 to 7 cm] long, 5 to 12 flowered inflorescence.


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