Corunastylis superba (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photo by Greg Steenbeeke

Flower Closeup Photo by Alan Stephenson and The Orchid Conservation Coalition Website

Part sunColdLATESpringSummer

Common Name The Superb Corunastylis - The Pink Midge Orchid

Flower Size .36 to .4" [8 to 1 cm]

Found in New South Wales at elevations of 400 to 700 meters among shrubs and in grass tussocks in sparse open forests as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that ends below the flowers that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, 10 to 20" [25 to 50 cm] long, 4 to 15 flowered inflorescence with well spaced, nodding flowers.

Synonyms *Genoplesium superbum D.L.Jones 1991

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