Chiloglottis pescottiana R.S.Rogers 1918 Photo by Lourens Grobler [C's California] and The Wikia Website


Common NamePescott's Chiloglottis - The Spade-Lip Wasp Orchid

Flower Size .8 to .85" [2 to 2.2 cm]

Found in New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania in open forests and coastal scrub at elevations of 50 to 800 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial that is a natural hybrid between C gunnii and c trapeziformis and blooms in the later winter through spring on an erect, pinkish, 2 to 3.2" [5 to 8 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Chilosimpliglottis pescottiana (R.S.Rogers) Jeanes 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as x Chilosimploglotis pescottiana photo fide; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 as C prescottiana photo fide;