Inflorescence Photos by Colin & Moscha and theirthe The Retired Aussies Website

Part shade Cold LATE Spring EARLY Summer

Common Name The Rhyolite Corunastylis [A type of stone outcrop found in Australia- The Pambula Midge Orchid

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in New South Wales Australia on rhyolitic outcrops under shrubs and trees at elevations of 50 to 150 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a free part 4 to 6" [10 to 15 cm] long,leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long, crowded, 5 to 18 flowered inflorescence carrying semi-erect flowers

Synonyms Genoplesium rhyoliticum D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1991

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