Corybas umbrosus J.Dransf. & J.B.Comber 1986 Photo courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz and their Website

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Common Name The Shadowy Corybas [refers to the height of the leaf which is well above the ground leaving a shadow]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Java in leaf litter and humus in primary forests at elevations of 1000 to 2300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a single, cordate, apiculate, usually undulate margins, bright green above with faint veining, green below, held well above the ground [diagnostic], petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Calcearia umbrosa (J.Dransf. & J.B.Comber) M.A.Clem. & D.L Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990

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