This native groundcover is commonly known as green elf orchid.
Reported at 0 Fraser Coast localities: .
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census but is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act this taxon is classified as Least Concern.
Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Acianthus amplexicaulis is described as a "monocot" in the Orchidaceae family.
A terrestrial orchid. Recorded near Cairns and from Sunshine Coast southward.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.