Corunastylis morrisii ( Nicholls ) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photo courtesy of Cathy Powers and her AUSTRALIAN TERRESTRIAL ORCHIDS OTHER FLORA & FAUNA BANJORAH

Plant and Flowers Photos courtesy of Colin Rowanand his Orchid Website

Common Name Morris's Corunastylis - Bearded Midge Orchid

Flower Size 1/3" [8 mm]

This small sized, cold growing terrestrial species is from Victoria and Tasmania occuring in heathland, low woodland and forest, often in sandy soil with a single, stem clasping, .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm] long leaf that ends well below the flowers and blooms on a 6" [15 cm] long, erect, racemose inflorescence carrying around 5 to 15 flowers and occuring in the summer and fall after the summer rains.

Synonyms Genoplesium morrisii ( Nicholls ) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1989; *Prasophyllum morrisii Nicholls 1931; Prasophyllum morrisii var. intermedium Rupp 1948

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

Corunastylis morrisii ( Nicholls ) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 var contortum Photo courtesy of Cathy Powers and her AUSTRALIAN TERRESTRIAL ORCHIDS OTHER FLORA & FAUNA BANJORAH

Inflorescence size Photos courtesy of Colin Rowanand his Orchid Website

Synonyms Genoplesium morrisii ( Nicholls ) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. var contortum 1989; Prasophyllum morrisii var. contortum Nicholls 1942

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