Prasophyllum calcicola R.J.Bates 1989 Photo by Colin and Misha Rowan and their The Retired Aussies Website

Inflorescence Photo by Reiner Richter and The Rest & Relaxation Website

Part shadeColdEARLIER

Common Name The Limestone Loving Prasophyllum - In Australia The Limestone Leek Orchid

Flower Size .12 to .16" [3 to 4 mm]

Found in Western Australia at elevations of 5 to 50 meters in sparse coastal scrub in limey sand and in red loam over limestone as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the earlier spring on an erect, 2.4" to 4.4" [6 to 11 cm] long, 3 to 15 flowered inflorescence.


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