Prasophyllum affine Lindl. 1840

What was known as P appendiculatum Photos by Misha and Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Another Flower Color Photo by Colin Bower and His Flora Search Website


Common Name The Similar Prasophyllum - Culbarra Leek Orchid

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Victoria and New South Wales Australia at elevations of 10 to 100 meters in sedgy heathlands in well drained sandy soil as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a slender stem carrying a single, erect, terete leaf that blooms in the later spring on an erect, 2 to 4.4" [5 to 11 cm] long, 5 to 25 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Prasophyllum appendiculatum Nicholls 1950

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