Corunastylis nuda (Hook.f.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photo by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website


Common Name The Naked Corunastylis

Flower Size .12 to .2" [3 to 5 mm]

Found in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and New Zealand in montane forests in poor soil on roadbanks as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a tubular, dark greenish red stem carrying a single, rush-like, basally clasping leaf that blooms in the summer through fall on an erect, racemose, close set, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, 5 to 25 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate flowers

Synonyms Genoplesium nudum (Hook.f.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1989; Prasophyllum attenuatum Fitzg. 1882; Prasophyllum beaugleholei Nicholls 1942; Prasophyllum hopsonii Rupp 1928; *Prasophyllum nudum Hook.f. 1853; Prasophyllum variegatum Colenso 1887 publ. 1888

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as Prasophyllum beaugleholdei drawwing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good; The Native Orchids of New Zealand, A Colour Field Guide Scanlen & St George 2010 photo fide;