Prasophyllum hians Rchb.f. 1871

Inflorescence Photos by Colin and Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part shade cold LATE WinterSpring

Common Name The Opened Prasophyllum - In Australia The Yawning Leek Orchid

Flower Size .28 to .46" [7 to 9 mm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in forests, shrublands and grassy flats at elevations of 10 to 250 meters as a medium to large sized, cool growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 32 to 60" [80 to 150 cm] long, 20 to 60 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide