Corybas longipedunculatus P.Royen 1983 Drawing by N H S Howcroft and The Papua New Guinea Orchid News Website

Full shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Long Pendunculate Corybas

Flower Size .5" [1.25 cm]

Found in the Solomon Islands in montane forests in moss cushions at elevations of 900 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with an erect, terete stem carrying a single, cordate, apiculate leaf that blooms on a .2 to .75" [.5 to 1.8 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with an apiculate, ovate bract.

Synonyms Calcearia longipedunculata (P.Royen) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 drawing good;

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