Corybas hispidus

Corybas hispidus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Acianthinae
Genus: Corybas
Species: Corybas hispidus
Binomial name
Corybas hispidus
D.L.Jones 1973

Corybas hispidus is a species of the genus Corybas.


Plant blooms from fall to winter with a single 2cm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in the mountains of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania Australia at elevations of 0 to 800 meters


Plants require cool to warm temperatures and full shade. Plants in a well drain terrestrial mix which usually is comprised of gravel, bark, sand, pumice, and perlite. Mixture should be kept moist but not wet. Tubers should be planted several centimeters below the surface of the mix. Plant require dormancy during winter and must be kept in a cold area for vernalization. During dormancy watering must be reduce but plant must sprinkled with water to prevent it from drying out. Plant requires high humidity.


Common Names: The Shaggy Corybas


  1. Corysanthes hispida (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem 2002

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