Eriochilus dilatatus (Crinkle-leaf Bunny Orchid)
Crinkle-leaf Bunny Orchid, Eriochilus dilatatus subsp. undulatus. Talbot Road Reserve, Swan View, Western Australia
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Crinkle-leaf Bunny Orchid
White Bunny Orchid
The Crinkle-leaf Bunny Orchid is a common name for Eriochilus dilatatus subsp. undulatus. The small flowers are mainly white with large lateral sepals and are produced on a slender green stem, with up to three flowers per stem. The labellum is greenish with reddish markings. Flowering is in autumn from April to June. It gets its name from the undulated or wavy edge to the leaf. The leaf is oval with a tapering tip, and grows on the lower part of the stem. There are a number of subspecies which have variations in leaf size and shape.
10cm - 25cm
mallee heathland, shrubland
Eriochilus dilatatus subsp. undulatus is found in Western Australia from around Geraldton to Esperance and east to the coast..
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