Corybas macranthus (Hook.f.) Rchb.f. 1871 Photo by and The Jardin Lautaret's Photostream Website

Full shade Cold MID Spring EARLYSummer

Common Name The Spotted Corybas

Flower Size

Found in New Zealand, Chatham Island and Antipodean Island in damp places within lowland to montane forests along streams or on ridges as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a round, mucronate apically leaf that blooms in the spring through early summer on an erect, single flowered inflorescence carrying the flower below or above the leaf.

Synonyms Corysanthes macrantha (Hook.f.) Hook.f. 1864; Corysanthes papillosa Colenso 1884; *Nematoceras macranthum Hook.f. 1853; Nematoceras papillosum (Colenso) Molloy, D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Native Orchids of New Zealand, A Colour Field Guide Scanlen & St George 2010 as Nematoceras macranthus photo ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #3 2016 as Nematoceras macrantha drawing fide;