Corybas expansus D.L.Jones 1991

Side View of Flower Photos by Mischa and Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Common Name The Wide Open Corybas - In Australia The Flared Helmut Orchid

Flower Size 1/2 to .6" [1.2 to 1.5 cm]

Found in South Australia in shrubland, shrubby forests and mallee vegetation at elevations of sealevel to 100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, green above, silvery green beneath leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, short, single flowered inflorescence

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Australian Orchids Jones 2006 as Corysanthes expansa photo fide