Prasophyllum apoxychilum D.L.Jones 1998

Close up of Flower Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part shade cold Spring

Common Name The ? Lipped Prasophyllum - In Australia The Tapered Leek Orchid

Flower Size .4 to .56" [1 to 1.4 cm]

Found in Tasmania in grassy forests and scrubby forests at elevations of 10 to 250 meters as a miniature to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 3.2 to 18" [8 to 45 cm] long, 8 to 20 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, fragrant flowers


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