Corybas sulcatus (M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones) G.N.Backh. 2010 Photo by Noel Carmichael The New Zealand Plant Conservation Network Website


Common Name The Sulcate Corybas - In Australia The Grooved Helmut Orchid

Flower Size .4 to 1/2" [1 to 1.2 cm]

Found on Macquarie Island in wet grassy areas or seepage sites at elevations of 200 to 300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, light green above, silvery green beneath, moderately thick textured leaf that blooms in the later spring on an erect, short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Nematoceras sulcatum M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Australian Orchids Jones 2006 as Nematoceras sulcatum photo fide