Prasophyllum fimbria Rchb.f. 1871 Photos by Colin and Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold LATEFall Winter

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

Flower Size .6 to .72" [1.5 to 1.8 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in burnt forests and heaths often in depressions and swamps at elevations of 10 to 300 meters as a large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the late fall and winter on an erect, 4.8 to 8" [60 to 140 cm] long, 15 to 75 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, fragrant flowers

Synonyms Prasophyllum reichenbachii F.Muell. 1889

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001 photo ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 10 2002 photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide