Corybas acuminatus M.A.Clem. & Hatch 1985 Photo by Steve Reekie and his Flickr Photo Website

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Common Name The Acuminate Corybas - In New Zealand The Dancing Spider Orchid

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Found in New Zealand in lowland to subalpine, mixed native forests mostly on damp shaded stream banks as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a sessile, triangular, acuminate, reddish veined, wavy margin leaf that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Corybas rivularis sensu 1960; Corysanthes acuminata (M.A.Clem. & Hatch) Szlach. 2003; Corysanthes rivularis Kirk 1864; Corysanthes rivularis sensu 1906; Nematoceras acuminatum (M.A.Clem. & Hatch) Molloy, D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002;

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Native Orchids of New Zealand, A Colour Field Guide Scanlen & St George 2010 photo fide;

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