Chiloglottis grammata

Chiloglottis grammata

Endemic to Tasmania

Small bird orchid

Spring to summer.
Usual habitat/distribution:
Rainforest and wetter areas up to 1200m asl. Not on the West Coast though
Not listed
Scape 10-40mm tall. 2 broadly elliptical dark green leaves 50-80mm.
Single Flowers, 30mm. Greenish purple to dark purple brown with broad wide spreading narrow petals. Ovate to caudate purplish labellum with short and relatively thick, shiny calli which are greenish to dark red.
Locations I have seen it:
Milles track, Mt Wellington (Nov 2015)

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