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Orchid Species: Sarcochilus australis

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Sarcochilus australis is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers in 1863.
Genus
Sarcochilus (Sarco.)
Grex
australis
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Year
1863
ORIGIN: Found in New South Wales and Victoria Australia, as well as Tasmania, at elevations sea level to 1000 meters in fern gullies adn gorges and on stream banks in rainforests.

DESCRIPTION: Miniature sized, pendant to porrect, cool growing epiphyte with a short, monopodial stem carrying to 15, normally less, linear to falcate, coriaceous, slightly twisted leaves that blooms in the spring with 2 to 15, fragrant flowers on a pendulous, to 4 [10 cm] long, racemose inflorescence.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.6 to 0.75 inches [1.6 to 1.8 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Gunnia Gunnia picta 1838 Lindl.
Add+ Sarcochilus Sarco barklyanus 1859 F.Muell.
Add+ Sarcochilus Sarco gunnii 1859 F.Muell.
Add+ Sarcochilus Sarco pictus 1863 (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Thrixspermum Tx australe 1871 (Lindl.) Rchb.f.
Add+ Thrixspermum Tx pictum 1868 (Lindl.) Rchb.f.
Add+ Gunnia Gunnia australis 1834 Lindl.
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