Corybas piliferus J.Dransf. 1986

Side View of FlowerZ

Photos by J.B.Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Site

Common Name or Meaning The Ball Carrying Corybas [refers to the distinctive apical bristle on the dorsal sepal]

Flower Size

Found in Sabah Borneo near Mount Kinabalu in kerangas and lower montane rain forests at elevation of 300 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial orchid with ovate, acute to acuminate, clear green leaf that blooms on a short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide

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