Corybas arachnoideus (Schltr.) Schltr. 1923 SECTION Calcearia Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Cool Winter

Common Name The Spider-Like Corybas

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in mossy clearings at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a patent, ovate, cordate, acuminate leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, subsessile, single flowered inflorescence with a lanceolate, acuminate bract.

Schlechter states that the flowers are whitish with a broad red band on the lip that runs parellel to the margin.

Synonyms Calcearia arachnoidea (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; *Corysanthes arachnoidea Schltr. 1911;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Corysanthes arachnoidea Drawing fide;