Chiloglottis cornuta

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Chiloglottis cornuta


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Diurideae
Subtribus: Drakaeinae
Genus: Chiloglottis
Species: Chiloglottis cornuta


Chiloglottis cornuta Hook.f., Fl. Antarct.: 69 (1844)


  • Homotypic
    • Caladenia cornuta (Hook.f.) Rchb.f., Beitr. Syst. Pflanzenk.: 67 (1871)
    • Simpliglottis cornuta (Hook.f.) Szlach., Polish Bot. J. 46: 13 (2001)
  • Heterotypic
    • Chiloglottis muelleri Fitzg., Austral. Orch. 2(2): t. 6 (1885)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia.
    • New Zealand
      • Antipodean Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand North, New Zealand South.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Aspin, T. 2013: A variation on Simpliglottis cornuta at Awhitu District, Auckland. Auckland Botanical Society journal, 68(1): 90–91. Reference page
  • Riley, J.J. & Banks, D.P. (2002) Orchids of Australia: 1–308. UNSW Press, Sydney, Australia.
  • St George, I. (2008) The New Zealand Orchis, The editor's annual list:2008. The New Zealand Native Orchids 110: 8–19. (as Simpliglottis cornuta)


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Green bird orchid

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