Prasophyllum drummondii Rchb.f. 1871 Photography by G Brunnbauer . Image used with the permission of the Western Australian Herbarium, Department of Environment and Conservation (http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/help/copyright). Accessed on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 and The Flora Base Orchid Photo Website

Part shade cool Spring

Common Name Drummond's Prasophyllum - In Australia The Swamp Leek Orchid

Flower Size .58 to .72" [1.4 to 1.8 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in swamps and seasonally wet areas at elevations of 5 to 200 meters as a medium to large sized, cool growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 16 to 40" [40 to 100 cm] long, 15 to 35 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, strongly fragrant flowers

Synonyms Prasophyllum elatum var. muelleri (C.R.P.Andrews) Nicholls 1948; Prasophyllum muelleri C.R.P.Andrews 1902; Prasophyllum paludosum Nicholls 1948

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

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