Corybas hispidus D.L.Jones 1973

Side View of Flower Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Common Name The Shaggy Corybas - In Australia - The Bristly Helmut Orchid

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania Australia in mountains and tablelands away from the coast on sheltered slopes and near streams often near rocks at elevations of sea leavel to 800 meters as a cool to cold growing terrestrial with a single, dark green to reddish green above, silvery to reddish green below, cordate leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect to leaning back, short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Corysanthes hispida (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Corysanthes hispidud photo fide