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

Part shade Cold Spring

Common Name The Bearded Corybas

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 2100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a broadly ovate, cordate, aristate-apiculate leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, sessile, single flowered inflorescence with a lanceolate-subulate, acuminate bract.

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale whitish with purple stripes.

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

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