Prasophyllum favonium D.L.Jones 1998 Photo by Malcolm "Malwel" and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold LATERSpring

Common Name The ? Prasophyllum - In Australia The Western Leek Orchid

Flower Size .2 to .24" [5 to 6 mm]

Found in Tasmania in dense low heathlands at elevations of 10 to 30 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, rachis 1.2 to 2.8" [3 to 7 cm], 5 to 15 flowered inflorescence with lightly scented flowers

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

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