Prasophyllum atratum D.L.Jones 2006 Photo by Peter Fehre, Malcolm Wells and Peter Tonelli and their The Up Close Website

Cold

Common Name The Dark Prasophyllum - In Australia The Three Hummock Leek Orchid

Flower Size .2 to .24" [5 to 6 mm]

Found in Tasmania Australia in slashed heath in grey sandy loam at elevations around 20 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, elongate leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, rachis 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm] long, 8 to 25 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

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

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------