Chiloglottis turfosa D.L.Jones 1991 Photo by Tobias Hayashi and The Tobias Hayashi Website

Part shade Cold MID TO LATE Spring

Common Name The Peat Loving Chiloglottis - The Bog Bird Orchid

Flower Size .75 to .88" [1.8 to 2.2 cm]

Found in New South Wales Australia under dense low shrubs and sedges in black peaty soil at elevations of 1500 to 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with 2 broad, nearly round leaves that blooms in the mid spring to late spring on an .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Simpliglottis turfosa (D.L.Jones) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 Photo fide