Corunastylis sagittifera (Rupp) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

Part shade ColdLATESpringSummer

Common Name The Arrow-Carrying Corunastylis - Horned Midge Orchid

Flower Size .2 to .3" [.6 to .7 cm]

Found in New South Wales Australia at elevations of 800 to 1000 meters among shrubs and shallow moss gardens over sandstone plates as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that is part of the stem and only a short apical acuminate section is free reaching to the lowest flower that blooms in the later summer and fall on an erect, .2" to .8" [.5 to 2 cm] long, 2 to 10 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Genoplesium sagittiferum (Rupp) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1989; Prasophyllum sagittiferum Rupp 1942

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001 as Genoplesium sagittiferum photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide

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