Corunastylis plumosa (Rupp) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photos by Denis Wilson and his The Nature of Robertson Blog

Part shade cold LATESpring THROUGH Summer

Common Name The Feathered Corunastylis - In Australia The Tallong Midge Orchid

Flower Size .32" [.8 cm]

Found in New South Wales Australia in open forests and moss gardens among shrubs and grass at elevations of 200 to 400 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, short, stem clasping, free part .6 to 1.2" long leaf ending below the flowers that blooms in late spring through summer on an erect, .4 to 1.2" [1 to 3 cm] long, 1 to 8 flowered inflorescence

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as Prasophyllum plumosum; drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide