Corunastylis tasmanica (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photo by Peter Fehre and his Upclose Website

Full shade cold EARLYSummer EARLIERFall

Common Name The Tasman Corunastylis - In Australia The Tasman Midge Orchid

Flower Size .16 to .2" [4 to 5 mm]

Found in Tasman Australia in open forest and heathlands among grasses and shrubs at elevations of 10 to 250 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping, free part .6 to .88" long leaf ending below the flowers that blooms in the early summer through earlier fall on an erect, .6 to 2" [1.5 to 5 cm] long, 5 to 35 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Genoplesium tasmanicum D.L.Jones 1998

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