Prasophyllum brownii Rchb.f. 1871

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

FragrancePart shade cool LATERSpringEARLY Summer

Common Name Brown's Prasophyllum - In Australia The Christmas Leek Orchid

Flower Size .64 to .8" [1.6 to 2 cm]

Found in Western Australia in forests and heathy depressions and swamps at elevations of 10 to 150 meters as a medium to large sized, cool growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leafthat blooms in the later spring and early summer on an erect, 4 to 7.2" [10 to 18 cm] long, 30 to 90 flowered inflorescence and carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms Prasophyllum ellipticum R.S.Rogers 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001 photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide