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

Part shade Warm Winter

Common Name The Torricelli Range Corybas

Flower Size

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

Schlechter states that the flowers are whitish with the dorsal sepal flushed with red and the lip is beutifully marked with black brown.

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

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

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