Chiloglottis cornuta

Chiloglottis cornuta

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

Chiloglottis cornuta is a orchid from the genus Chiloglottis.


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


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


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.


Common Name: The Green Bird Orchid


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

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