Corybas carinatus (J.J.Sm.) Schltr.1923

Photo by David Kuehn

Corybas cf carinatus western Malesia

Photo by Art Vogel

Full ShadeWarm CoolSummer

Common Name or Meaning The Carinate Corybas

Flower Size .6 to 1" [1.5 to 2.5 cm]

Found in Malayisa, Java, Borneo and Sumatra in wet montane forests at elevations of 910 to 1700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a globose to oval, long pubescent tuber giving rise to an erect, pubscent beneath the ground but glabrous above stem enveloped by a basal, oblong-ovate, acuminate, basally clasping sheath and carrying a single, sessile, cordate, basal lobes clasping leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, single flowered inflorescence with an erect, linear-subulate floral bract

Synonyms Calcearia carinata (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; Corybas johannis-winkleri J.J.Sm. 1927; Corybas johannis-winkleri var. interruptus J.J.Sm. 1927; *Corysanthes carinata J.J.Sm. 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing/photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sumatra J.B. Comber 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001; Wild Orchids of the Cameron Highlands REACH 2009 photo good; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo good; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide