Chiloglottis truncata D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.1987 Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

Part shadeCold LATEWinter Spring

Common Name The Truncate Chiloglottis - The Small Ant Orchid

Flower Size .6" [1.4 to 1.6 cm]

Found in Queensland Australia at elevations of 200 to 600 meters in moist areas of open forests and woodland as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 2.4 to 4" [6 to 10 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Myrmechila truncata (D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2005

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