Prasophyllum diversiflorum Nicholls 1942

Inflorescence Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part shade cold LATESpringSummer

Common Name The Different Flowered Prasophyllum - In Australia The Gorae Leek Orchid

Flower Size .4 to .52" [1 to 1.3 cm]

Found in Victoria in water among tussocks in swamps at elevations of 70 to 120 meters as a medium to just large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, 19.2 to 30" [48 to 75 cm] long, 10 to 40 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 dawring fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good