Chiloglottis triceratops

Chiloglottis triceratops

Endemic to Tasmania

Three-horned bird orchid

Flowering:
From late winter to summer depending on location and altitude.
Usual habitat/distribution:
Sheltered and usually moist lowland areas.
Status:
Not listed
Description:
Scape 15-40mm tall. 2 broadly elliptical dark green leaves 30-60mm.
Single Flowers, 25mm. Greenish to purplish with broad wide spreading petals. Ovate labellum with three distinct column like basal calli, longitudinal rows of smaller call and a large anvil-like calli at the apex.
Locations I have seen it:
Kate Reed reserve, Launceston (Sept 2015)

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