Corunastylis alticola (D.L.Jones & B.Gray) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photo by Steve Wells and Orchids Online Australia website

Part shade cold LATESpring throughSummer

Common Name The Upper Elevation Corunastylis - In Australia The Tableland Midge Orchid

Flower Size .2 to .24" [5 to 6 mm]

Found in Queensland among shrubs and grass in open forests at elevations of 600 to 750 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping, free part .6 to .88" long, shorter than the flowers leaf that blooms in the late spring through summer on an erect, .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long, 10 to 25 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Genoplesium alticola D.L.Jones & B.Gray 1991

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good