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

Part shade Cool LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The White Callused Corybas [Refers to the white cusion at the center of the lip]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with a broadly ovate, deeply cordate, glabrous, acuminate, dark velvet green with bright rose red veining leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect, subsessile, single flowered inflorescence with a lanceolate-subulate floral bract.

Schlechter states that the flowers are green on the outside and dark purple on the inside with a lip with a bright white central cushion.

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

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