Prasophyllum goldsackii J.Z.Weber & R.J.Bates 1978 Photo by Trace Connolly and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold Spring

Common Name Goldsack's Prasophyllum - In Australia The Quaint Leek Orchid

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

Found in South Australia in in shrubby vegetation in limey sand at elevations of 20 to 150 meters as a small to medium sized cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 9.6 to 15.2" [24 to 38 cm] long, 5 to 12 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, strongly scented flowers.


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