Corybas (orchid)

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Corybas pictus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diurideae
Subtribe: Acianthinae
Genus: Corybas

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Corybas is a small genus of orchids (family Orchidaceae). The name of the genus is derived from the Greek κορύβαντος (korybantos),[1] a male dancer, shown in illustrations wearing a crested helmet, who worshipped the goddess Cybele.



  1. ^ Salisbury, R.A. & Hooker, W. (1805 onwards), "83 (figure and notes)", The Paradisus Londonensis : or Coloured Figures of Plants Cultivated in the Vicinity of the Metropolis, London: W. Hooker (printer D.N. Shury), doi:10.5962/bhl.title.53520, OCLC 1864969 

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