Corunastylis firthii (Cady) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002Photo by M Clements and The Threatened Species Link Tamania Website

Part Shade Cold Summer

Common Name or Meaning Firth's Corunastylis - Firth's Midge Orchid

Flower Size .72 to .18" [4.5 mm]

Found in Tasmania Australia in coastal scrub and heaths at elevations of 5 to 20 meters as a miniature sized cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf with a .2 to .4" free part that blooms in the summer on an ercet, .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] long, 1 to 6 flowered inflorescence carrying well spaced, nodding flowers.

Synonyms Genoplesium firthii (Cady) D.L.Jones 1998; *Prasophyllum firthii Cady 1971

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones as Bunochilus stenosepalus photo fide;