Corybas Salisb., Parad. Lond. (1807) t. 83

Subfamily: Orchidoideae

Tribe: Diurideae

Subtribe: Acianthinae

Synonyms: Anzybas M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones , Calcearia Blume , Corysanthes R.Br. , Gastrosiphon (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones , Molloybas M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones , Nematoceras Hook.f. , Singularybas Molloy, M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones

A genus of c. 120 species; c. 81 species in Malesia.

Distribution: India, Southeast Asia, Malesia, Australia, New Guinea, east to New Zealand

Dransfield, J., J.B. Comber, and G. Smith. 1986. A synopsis of Corybas (Orchidaceae) in West Malesia and Asia. Kew Bull. 41: 575 - 613.  

Royen, P. van. 1983. The genus Corybas (Orchidaceae) in its eastern areas. Phanerogamarum Monographiae 16. J. Cramer, Vaduz.


Corybas pictus (Blume) Rchb.f., J. Wubben cult. Corybas holttumii J.Dransf. & G.Sm., in situ, Peninsular Malaysia Corybas carinatus (J.J.Sm.) Schltr., drawing by Natadipoera
Corybas carinatus (J.J.Sm.) Schltr., drawing by J.J. Smith    

last updated: 9 February 2007 by Andr Schuiteman

Malesian Orchid Genera