Corybas fimbriatus (R. Br.) Rchb. f. 1871

Flower Angle Photos by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Deep ShadeColdWinter

Common Name The Fimbriate Corybas - In Australia, The Fringed Helmut Orchid

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania Australia at elevations of sea level to 450 meters in coastal areas in closed scrublands, open forests and heathy woodlands in rich humus, well drained sand or sandy loams in cold damp, sheltered areas as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, cordate leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Corysanthes fimbriata R. Br. 1810

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Orchid Australia Vol 11 No 6 1999 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 8 2002 photo fide; Orchids of Australia Riley & Banks 2002; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Corysanthes fimbriata photo fide