Prasophyllum castaneum D.L.Jones 1998 Photo by Greg Jordan and University of Tasmania Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold LATERSpring

Common Name The Chestnut Brown Prasophyllum - In Australia The Chestnut Leek Orchid

Flower Size .56 to .68" [1.4 to 1.7 cm]

Found in Tasmania in coastal scrub and damp heath at elevations of 10 to 50 meters as a small to just large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the later spring on an erect, 7.2 to 24.8" [18 to 62 cm] long, 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, scented flowers

Synonyms

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

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