Elythranthera emarginata

Elythranthera emarginata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidioideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Caladeniinae
Genus: Elythranthera
Species: Elth. emarginata
Binomial name
Elythranthera emarginata
[Lindl]A.S. George 1963

Elythranthera emarginata is a species of Elythranthera.


Plants bloom from in the spring with one to four 4.5 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in the coastal scrubs of South West Australia at elevations of 5 to 350 meters


Grow plants in cool temperatures with moderate amounts of light. Plants require a summer dormancy. Withhold watering and keep the medium to dry out after the leaves die out during the summer and water regularly during the winter. Pot in a well drain gritty terrestrial mix of sand, peat, and eucalyptus leaf litter. Plants are difficult to grow.


Common name: The Notched Elythranthera


  1. Caladenia emarginata (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1871
  2. *Glossodia emarginata Lindl. 1840

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