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

Another Flower Photos by Mischa and Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo website

Part shade coolEARLYSummer through Fall

Common Name The Purplish Corunastylis - In Australia The Purple Midge Orchid

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New South Wales in among shrubs and grass tussocks in sparse woodlands at elevations of 200 to 700 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping, free part .8 to 1.2" long, shorter than the flowers leaf that blooms in the early summer through fall on an erect, .4 to 1.2" [1 to 3 cm] long, 3 to 10 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Genoplesium ostrinum D.L.Jones 2001

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