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

Inflorescence in situ Photos by Denis Wilson and his The Nature of Robertson Blog

Part shade cold Spring

Common Name The Beautiful Corunastylis - In Australia The Erect Midge Orchid

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in New South Wales Australia close to swamps among shrubs or among grass bordering streams at elevations of 700 to 800 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, short, stem clasping, free part .4 to .8" long, almost as long as the flowers leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long, 10 to 25 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Genoplesium arrectum D.L.Jones 1991

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