Sarcochilus serrulatus D.L.Jones 1972 Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Common Name The Serrate Sarcochilus - In Australia The Banded Butterfly Orchid

Flower Size .56 to .72" [1.4 to 1.8 cm]

Found in northern Queensland Australia in dense highland forests on slopes above streams and on shrubs and small trees at streamsides at elevations of 900 to 1600 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphtye with a pendulous stem carrying 3 to 6, crowded, curved, mid to dark green, wavy margined, finely toothed leaves that blooms in the mid winter through early summer on an axillary, club-shaped, fleshy, .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long, 2 to 10 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide