Corunastylis vernalis (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002 Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their The Retired Aussies Website

Inflorescence Photo by Don & Betty Wood and The Altlas of Living Australia Website

Full shade cool Spring

Common Name The Spring Corunastylis - In Australia The Spring Midge Orchid - The East Lynne Midge Orchid

Flower Size .16 to .18" [4 to 4.5 mm]

Found in New South Wales Australia in shrubby forests at elevations of 30 to 100 meters as a mini-mniniature to miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping, free part .4 to .6" long leaf ending well below the flowers that blooms in the spring on an erect, .8 to .16" [2 to 4 cm] long, 10 to 25 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Genoplesium vernale D.L.Jones 2001

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