Sarcochilus weinthalii F.M.Bailey 1904 Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Inflorescence Photo courtesy ofGreg and Kerri Steenbeeke and their Orkology Kreations Website

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Common Name Weinthal's Sarcochilus - In Australia The Blotched Butterfly Orchid

Flower Size 1/4 to 3/8" [1 to 1.5 cm]

Found in Queensland and New South Wales at elevations of 300 to 700 meters in hilly and mountainous areas well inland from the coast with a short stem carrying 3 to 7, curved, , thin, leathery, yellowish green leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a pendulous, [5 to 7 cm] long, 3 to 12 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Parasarcochilus weinthalii (F.M.Bailey) Dockrill 1967; Sarcochilus longmanii F.M.Bailey 1909

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 23 1393 - 1456 Brieger 1990 ; Australian Orchid Review Vol 71 No 5 2006 photo; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide