Corybas recurvus D.L. Jones 1991 Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

Single Flower

Another Angle

Another Flower Angle

Ovary Stalks Photo courtesy of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia (Inc) and Ron Heberle

Common Name The Recurved Corybas - The Western Helmut Orchid

Flower Size .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm]

Found in Ledge Beach in Western Australia at elevations of 50 to 450 meters in moist forests often close to streams and in pine plantations as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with a single, bright green above, silvery green beneath leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Corysanthes recurva (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Corysanthes recurva photo fide