Corunastylis systena (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photo by Mischa and Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo website

Part shade cold LATERSummer through MIDFall

Common Name The ? Corunastylis - In Australia The Kangarooby Midge Orchid

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New South Wales in open sites on forested slopes and ridges among shrubs at elevations of 400 to 600 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, short, stem clasping, free part .6 to 1" long, shorter than the flowers leaf that blooms in the later summer through mid fall on an erect, 1.2 to 2.4" [3 to 6 cm] long, 12 to 32 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Genoplesium systenum D.L.Jones 1991

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