Prasophyllum calopterum Rchb.f. 1876

plant in situ New Caledonia Photos by Edouard Faria

Full shadeHot"Cool" Fall

Common Name The Beautiful Winged Prasophyllum

Flower Size small

Found in New Caledonia in arid open terrain at elevations of 200 to 1100 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing terreatrial with a single tubular leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum fissipetalum Kraenzl. 1928; Genoplesium calopterum (Rchb.f.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1989

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societie Neo-Caledonienne d'Orchidophile 1995 photo fide;