Prasophyllum caricetum D.L.Jones 2000

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

Part shade cold LATESpringSummer

Common Name The ?Prasophyllum - In Australia The Cathcart 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 700 to 800 meters as a medium to just large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, 12.8 to 24.8" [32 to 62 cm] long, 5 to 25 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, fragrant flowers


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