Corunastylis brachystachya (Lindl.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Drawing by W H Nicholls


Common Name The Short Inflorescence Corunastlis - The Rocky Cape Midge Orchid

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Tasmania Australia in low heathlands around boulders on rock plates and in heathy forests at elevations of 5 to 50 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender, short stem carrying a single, ending well below the flowers, short free part leaf taht blooms in the summer through mid fall on an erect, .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm] long, 3 to 12 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Genoplesium brachystachyum (Lindl.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1989

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