Corybas montanus D.L.Jones 1988Photo by Mark Sanders and his Flickr Photo Website

Deep Shade Cold Fall Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Mountain Corybas - The Montane Helmut Orchid

Flower Size .48 to .56" [1.2 to 1.4 cm] long

Found in southeastern Queensland Australia among rocks and on slopes in open forests at elevations of 600 to 1000 meters as a cold growing terrestrial with a bluish green above, purplish beneath, orbicular, cordate leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, .52" [1.3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Anzybas montanus (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones as Anzybas montanus photo fide;