Corunastylis acuminata (R.S.Rogers) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.2002 Photo by Graham Corbin and ANOS KABI website

Part shade ColdLATE Spring throughFall

Common Name The Acuminate Corunastylis - In Australia The Pointed Midge Orchid

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in New South Wales Australia on open, heathy and grassy forests at elevations of sea level to 200 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping, free part .6 to 1.2" long, shorter than the flowers leaf that blooms in the late spring through fall on an erect, .8 to 2" [2 to 6 cm] long, 6 to 16 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Genoplesium acuminatum (R.S.Rogers) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.1989; Prasophyllum acuminatum R.S.Rogers 1927

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as Prasophyllum acuminatum darwing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good