Corybas annamensis Aver. 2007

Photo by © Mr Nông-v?n-Duy and Hoalan Vietnam


Common Name The Annam Corybas

Flower Size .48 to .64” [1.2 to 1.6 cm]

Found in Lam Dong province of Vietnam in primary, humid broad-leaved evergreen montane forest at elevations around 1400 to 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with spherical, warty tubers giving rise to an erect, terete, tinged with green to white stem provided with a finely haired at the base sheath and carrying a single, apical, cordate, surface slightly plicate, membranous, dull greyish-green, irregularly wavy margin, apex acute, sessile base leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, terminal, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; LANKESTERIANA 20(1): 49–55. 2020 photo fide