Corunastylis bishopii (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photo by Luis Plant Nerd and his The Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold LATERSpring

Common Name Bishop's Corunastylis - The Peat-Loving Corunastylis - In Australia The Alpine Midge Orchid

Flower Size .2" [.5 cm]

Found in Queensland and New South Wales Australia in heathy forests and on the margins of swamps at elevations around 900 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping, free part .6 to 1.2" long leaf ending below the flowers that blooms in the later spring on an erect, .32 to 8" [.8 to 2 cm] long, 2 to 25 flowered inflorescence and carrying flowers with an unpleasant musky scent

Synonyms *Genoplesium bishopii D.L.Jones 2000

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