Chiloglottis jeanesii D.L.Jones 1997

Plant and Flower Photos by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website


Common Name Jeanes' Chiloglottis - The Mountain Bird Orchid

Flower Size 1 3/5" [4 cm]

Found in Eastern Victoria, at elevations of 800 to 1500 meters, usually in mountain areas in closed, shady, wet forests under bushes, as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with 2 basal, elliptic, subacute, gradually narrowing below into the clasping base leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, 2 1/5" [5.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Simpliglottis jeanesii (D.L.Jones) Jeanes 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Riley & Banks 2002; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Simpliglottis jeanesii photo fide