This native groundcover is commonly known as pixie caps.
Reported at 2 Fraser Coast localities: Fraser Island, Tinnanbar.
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is 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 fornicatus is described as a "monocot" in the Orchidaceae family.
A terrestrial orchid.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.