Prasophyllum amoenum D.L.Jones 1998

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

Part shade cold EARLYSummer

Common Name The Beautiful Prasophyllum - In Australia The Snug Leek Orchid

Flower Size .32 to .4" [.8 to 1 cm]

Found in the Snug Plains of Tasmania in dense low scrub among rushes and grasses at elevations around 600 meters as a giant sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the early summer on an erect, 18 to 34" [45 to 85 cm] long, 5 to 12 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, slightly fragrant flowers


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