Lyperanthus suaveolens

Lyperanthus suaveolens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidioideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Caladeniinae
Genus: Lyperanthus
Species: Lyp. suaveolens
Binomial name
Lyperanthus suaveolens
R.Br. 1810

Lyperanthus suaveolens is a species of Lyperanthus.


Plants blooms in the spring with two to eight 3 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in the woodland forest of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, and Tasmania Australia at elevations of 0 to 800 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 during the summer and water regularly during the winter. Pot in a well drain terrestrial mix of soil and peat.


Common name: The Mildly Fragrant Lyperanthus, The Brown Beak Orchid


  1. Caladenia suaveolens ( R.Br. ) Rchb.f. 1871
  2. Caladenia sulphurea A.Cunn. 1825
  3. Leptoceras sulphurea (A.Cunn.) Lindl. 1840

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