Prasophyllum candidum R.J.Bates & D.L.Jones 1991

Inflorescence Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part shade cold LATESpringSummer

Common Name The White Prasophyllum - In Australia The Kiandra Leek Orchid

Flower Size .5 to .56" [1.2 to 1.4 cm]

Found in New South Wales in grassy subalpine meadows amd among rocks at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, 14.4 to 24" [36 to 60 cm] long, 10 to 40 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, fragrant flowers

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

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