Corunastylis ectopa (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

Another Flower Photos by Mischa and Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo website

Part shade coldEARLYSummer through EARLYFall

Common Name The ? Corunastylis - In Australia The Brindabella Midge Orchid

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in ACT Australia in peppermint forests at elevations of 800 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping, free part .6 to .8" long, shorter than the flowers leaf that blooms in the early summer through early fall on an erect, .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long, 15 to 35 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Genoplesium ectopum D.L.Jones 1999

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