Corybas abellianus Dockrill 1955

Photo by Peter G Abell and hisFlickr Orchid Photo Website


Common Name Abell's Corybas [Australian Discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in northern Queensland Australia in highland rainforests among ferns and tussocks at elevations of 600 to 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with a single, broadly cordate, dark green silver veined above, reddish beneath leaf that blooms in the summer through fall on an erect single flowered inflorescence carrying a small, very nodding flower.


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