Corybas huonensis S.P.Lyon 2016

Side View of Flower

Plant and flower ex situ

Photos by Stephanie Pimm Lyon

Common Name The Huon Penninsula Corybas

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea on the Huon penninsula on mossy slopes in montane forests at elevations of 1500 to 1620 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with a single,pale grayish green with pale veins and a broad whitish midrib above, suffused purple between veins beneath, sessile, ovate to elliptic, truncate to slightly cordate slightly decurrent on stem, glabrous, margin slightly undulate, revolute, apiculate, veins reticulate, with 2 lateral veins on either side of the midrib, outermost lateral veins extending most of the way to the apex leaves that blooms in the spring, summer and fall on an erect, purplish, .04" [1 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence with purplish, narrowly triangular, basally clapsing, keeled, subulate, twice longer than the ovary floral bract


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 18 2016 drawing/photo fide;