Corybas barbarae D.L.Jones 1988 Photo courtesy of Graham Corbin and ANOS KABI website

Deep shade ColdFall Winter

Common Name or Meaning Barbara's Corybas - in Australia The Fairy Lanterns Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.4 [3 to 3.5 cm]

Found in Norfolk Island, New South Wales and Queensland in open eucalypt forest slopes at elevations of 5 to 1300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a cordate, dark green to reddish green above, silvery green to reddish beneath leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, very short, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Australian Orchids Jones 2006 photo fide