Chiloglottis longiclavata D.L.Jones 1991 Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Long Clubbed Chiloglottis - The Northern Wasp Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm]

Found in northeastern Queensland Australia as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial species on montane ridges, peaks and sheltered slopes and gullies in tall forests and rainforest margins at elevations of 850 to 1500 meters with a 2, basal, ovate to elliptical leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, 2.8 to 4" [7 to 10 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001 drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good