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Chiloglottis cornuta

Chiloglottis cornuta

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Drakaneinae
Genus: Chiloglottis
Species: C. cornuta
Alliance:
Binomial name
Chiloglottis cornuta
Hook.f. 1844


Chiloglottis cornuta is a orchid from the genus Chiloglottis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant bloom from spring to summer with a single 3 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the wet montane forest of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia at elevations of 50 to 2000 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are deciduous and should be grown in cool temperatures. Plants are grown in a terrestrial mix of soil, leaf litter, sand, and peat. Keep the mix moist during growing season and reduce watering as the leaves die down in the late spring and summer. Keep in moderate to bright light.


NamingEdit

Common Name: The Green Bird Orchid

SynonymsEdit

  1. Simpliglottis cornuta (Hook.f.) Szlach. 2001

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