Prasophyllum gibbosum R.Br. 1810 Photo by The Terrestrial of South West Australia Website

Fragrance Part shade cold Spring EARLYSummer

Common Name The Humped Prasophyllum - In Australia The Humped Pouch Orchid

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

Found in South Western Australia in swamps within forests at elevations of 20 to 200 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, basally solid and united with the flowering stem, becoming stiffly free towards the middle, often longer than the base, incurved margins, acute leaf that blooms in the spring to ealy summer on an erect, terminal, 3 to 12" 7.5 to 30 cm] long, rachis .8 to 2" [2 to 5 cm] long, 10 to 80 flowered inflorescence with crowded, strongly scented flowers

Synonyms Chiloterus gibbosus (R.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2004

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

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