Prasophyllum cyphochilum Benth. 1873 Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part shade cold LATEWinterEARLY Spring

Common Name The Cupped Prasophyllum - In Australia The Cupped Leek Orchid

Flower Size .2 to .28" [.5 to .7 cm]

Found in Western Australia in wandoo woodlands and on winter wet flats at elevations of 10 to 300 meters as a small to just large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 7.2 to 22" [18 to 55 cm] long, 10 to 30 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate flowers

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

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