Corybas fordhamii (Rupp) Rupp 1942

Head On View Photos By Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Deep shade Cold

Common Name Fordham's Corybas In Australia - The Banded Helmut Orchid

Flower Size .5 to .6" [1.2 to 1.4 cm]

Found in densely shrubby heathland and swamps in Western Australia at elevations of sea level to 150 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with a single, cordate, acute, green on both sides leaf that blooms in the winter through spring on an erect, 1/2" [1.2 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Anzybas fordhamii (Rupp) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Corysanthes fordhamii Rupp 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Anzybas fordhamii photo good; Orchid DIgest Vol 77 #1 2013 photo not = C dilatatus