Corunastylis arrecta (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photo by Mischa and Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo website

Part shade Cold LATESpring Summer

Common Name The Erect Corunastylis [refers to the petals]- In Australia The Erect Midge Orchid

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Victoria and ACT in subalpine and montane grasslands at elevations of 900 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, short, stem carrying a clasping, free part .4 to .6" long, much shorter than the flowers leaf that blooms in the late spring through early summer on an erect, .8 to 1.4" [2 to 3.5 cm] long, 3 to 20 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Genoplesium arrectum D.L.Jones 1991

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

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