Corybas incurvus D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1988

Side View of Flower Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

Plant and Flowers in situ Photo courtesy of Cathy Powers and her AUSTRALIAN TERRESTRIAL ORCHIDS OTHER FLORA & FAUNA BANJORAH Website

Common Name The Bent Corybas - The Slaty Helmut Orchid

Flower Size 3/5" [1.5 cm]

A rare, southeastern Australian, miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial species found in shady/sheltered sites in open forest with a single, ground-hugging, round leaf that is basally clasping to the inflorescence that blooms in the winter on a short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Corysanthes incurva ( D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. ) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Corysanthes incurvus photo fide

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