Corunastylis simulans (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photo by Misha & Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Full shade cold Summer

Common Name The Simulating Corunastylis - In Australia The Blue Mountain Midge Orchid

Flower Size .3 to .36" [7.5 to 8.5 mm]

Found in New South Wales Australia in moss gardens under shrubs at elevations 600 to 1000 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping, free part .4 to .8" long leaf ending below the flowers that blooms in the summer on an erect, .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long, 5 to 23 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Genoplesium simulans D.L.Jones 1991

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