Chiloglottis truncata

Chiloglottis truncata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Drakaneinae
Genus: Chiloglottis
Species: C. truncata
Binomial name
Chiloglottis truncata
D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1987

Chiloglottis truncata is a orchid from the genus Chiloglottis.


Plant bloom in the summer to early fall with a single flower.


Plants are found growing on the forest floor of Queensland, Australia.


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 Truncated Chiloglottis


  1. Myrmechila truncata (D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. (2005)

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