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

Part shade Warm LATE Spring

Common Name The Bulging Corybas

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing terrestrial with a broadly ovate to suborbicular, deeply cordate, glabrous, acuminate, dark velvet green with bright pink veining leaf that blooms in the late spring on an erect, subsessile, single flowered inflorescence with a lanceolate-subulate floral bract.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white marked with dark red inside and pink tubercles on the lip.

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

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