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Chiloglottis reflexa (Labill.) Druce
Family Orchidaceae
Chiloglottis reflexa (Labill.) Druce APNI*

Description: Terrestrial herb.

Leaves 2.

Flower narrow, 26–30 mm long, greenish or reddish with a dark labellum callus. Dorsal sepal spathulate, 12–15 mm long, 2.2–3.2 mm wide; osmophore 1–2.5 mm long. Lateral sepals reflexed, often recurved below the labellum, 10–13.5 mm long, c. 0.7 mm wide; osmophore 1.5–3.5 mm long. Petals oblong, 9–11 mm long, 2–2.5 mm wide, reflexed. Labellum diamond-shaped, 8–11 mm long, 5–7 mm wide, apex shortly mucronate, a black insectiform callus occupying most of the upper surface.


Flowering: Dec.–May.

Distribution and occurrence: Flowering plants are commonly restricted to disturbed sites.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
AVH map***

Text by D. L. Jones
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)


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***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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