Corybas puberulus (Schltr.) Schltr. 1923

Side View of Flower

Type Drawing Photos by J.B. Comber, Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Summer

Common Name The Overlooked Corybas

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing terrestrial with an ovate, acuminate, cordate, white-green with pink veining leaf that blooms in the later summer on an erect, subsessile single flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the flowers are white, flushed and marked with rose red.

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

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