Microtis orbicularis R.S.Rogers 1907 Photo by Beth Kinsey and her Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeColdLATE EARLIER

Common Name The Round Microtis - In Australia The Flat Marsh Orchid

Flower Size .12" [3.5 mm]

Found in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania at elevations of 0 to 200 meters in swamps with the base of the plant in standing water as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a thread-like single leaf that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring on an erect, 6" to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, 3 to 30 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Hydrorchis orbicularis (R.S.Rogers) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Hydrorchis orbicularis photo fide