Chiloglottis trilabra Fitzg. APNI*
Synonyms: Chiloglottis dockrillii Rupp APNI*
Description: Terrestrial herb.
Flower narrow, 30–34 mm long, greenish brown with a dark labellum callus. Dorsal sepal spathulate, 13–16 mm long, 2.5–4 mm wide; osmophore 1–3 mm long. Lateral sepals recurved, 13–18 mm long, c. 0.7 mm wide; osmophore 3–7 mm long, usually blackish. Petals oblong, 9–11 mm long, 3–3.5 mm wide, reflexed. Labellum diamond-shaped, 7–11 mm long, 5–7 mm wide, apex often caudate, a black, insectiform callus occupying most of the upper surface.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in moist areas of sclerophyll forest, mainly on the ranges and tablelands; south from Guyra.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, NT, CT, ST, CWS
Other Australian states: ?Vic.
The relationship with C. reflexa (Labill.) Druce is under investigation.
Text by D. L. Jones
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)
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