Prasophyllum hectori (Buchanan) Molloy, D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2005

Flower Closeup Photos by Michael Pratt and Nativew Orchids of New Zealand Webiste

FragrancePart Sun Cold LATESpring Summer

Common Name Hector's Prasophyllum [Scottish Nationalist in New Zealand early 1900's] - In New Zealand The Scented Leek Orchid

Flower Size .2 to .32" [5 to 8 mm]

Found in New Zealand in open areas in Baumea / Schoenus swamps and often growing partially submerged in open water as a medium to giant sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that is longer than the inflorescence that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, 5 to 25 flowered inflorecence and carrying fragrant flowers.

Synonyms *Gastrodia hectori Buchanan 1887

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Native Orchids of New Zealand, A Colour Field Guide Scanlen & St George 2010 photo fide;

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