Prasophyllum antennatum M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1989

Plant in situ Australia Photo by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Antenna Prasophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Western Australia Australia in sparse to shrubby forests, winter wet seepage areas and on granite outcrops at elevations of 5 to 400 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear to terete, elongate leaf that blooms in the winter through spring on an erect, 3.2" to 10" [8 to 25 cm] long, rachis 2.4 to 6" [6 to 15 cm] long, 5 to 30 flowered inflorescence carrying well spaced to moderately crowded flowers

Synonyms Prasophyllum gracile Endl. 1846; Prasophyllum gracile var. ringens Rchb.f. 1871; Prasophyllum macrostachyum var. ringens (Rchb.f.) A.S.George 1971; Prasophyllum nigricans Endl. 1846; Prasophyllum ringens (Rchb.f.) R.J.Bates 1989

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as P gracile photo fide;