Corunastylis eriochila (Fitzg.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photo by Misha & Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Full shade cold LATERSpring EARLY Summer

Common Name The Wooly Lipped Corunastylis - In Australia The Mount Wilson Midge Orchid

Flower Size .18" [4.5 mm]

Found in New South Wales Australia among low shrubs and sedges in heathy forest and heathlands at elevations 800 to 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping, free part .32 to .5" long leaf ending well below the flowers that blooms in the later spring and early summer on an erect, .4 to 1" [1 to 2.5 cm] long, 5 to 20 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Genoplesium eriochilum (Fitzg.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1989; *Prasophyllum eriochilum Fitzg. 1885; Prasophyllum wilsoniense Rupp 1942

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

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