Chiloglottis sphyrnoides D.L.Jones 1991 Photo by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their The Retired Aussies Photo Website

Part shade Cool LATE Spring Summer EARLIER Fall

Common Name The Hammer-Like Chiloglottis - The Forest Wasp Orchid

Flower Size 3/4 to .9" [1.8 to 2.2 cm]

Found in eastern Queensland and New South Wales Australia as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial species on rocky escarpments and sheltered slopes in tall forests near streams at elevations of 500 to 900 meters with a 2, basal, ovate to elliptical leaves that blooms in the late spring, summer and earlier fall on an erect, 2 to 3.6" [5 to 9 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


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