Prasophyllum fosteri D.L.Jones 2000

In situ Victoria Australia Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold LATEWinterEARLY Spring

Common Name Foster's Prasophyllum - In Australia The Shelford Leek Orchid

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

Found in Victoria in grasslands at elevations around 430 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, 10.4 to 20.4" [26 to 52 cm] long, 10 to 25 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, 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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