Corunastylis nudiscapa (Hook.f.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photo by Denis Wilson and The Nature of Robertson website

Another Inflorescence Photo courtesy of Graham Corbin and ANOS KABI website

Part shade Cold Spring throughFall

Common Name The Naked Stem Corunastylis - The Brownish Midge Orchid

Flower Size .1" [5 mm]

Found in southwestern Victoria and rarely in Tasmania Australia in open forests near swamps at elevations of 50 to 100 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a close hugging leaf with the free part ending just at the first flower and blooming in the later spring on an erect, 1.6" [ 4 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Corunastylis densa (Fitzg.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2005; Genoplesium nudiscapum (Hook.f.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1989; Prasophyllum albiglans Rupp 1951; Prasophyllum ansatum Fitzg. 1885; Prasophyllum densiflorum Nubling 1940; Prasophyllum densum Fitzg. 1885; Prasophyllum longisepalum Fitzg. 1885; * Prasophyllum nudiscapum Hook.f. 1858

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