Corybas speculum (Schltr.) Schltr. 1923 SECTION Calcearia Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Winter

Common Name The Mirror Corybas

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing terrestrial with a broadly ovate, deeply cordate, acuminate, pale green with rose red veining, leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, sessile, single flowered inflorescence with a lanceolate-subulate floral bract.

Schlechter states that the flowers are dark purple and the center of the lip has a rose red colored mirror and at the margin of each side a rose red spot

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

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