Prasophyllum hygrophilum D.L.Jones & D.T.Rouse 2003 Photo by Cathy Powers and her Banjorah Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold LATER Spring

Common Name The Water Loving Prasophyllum - In Australia The Nagambie Leek Orchid

Flower Size .36 to .52" [.9 to 1.3 cm]

Found in Victoria in River Red Gum forests in winter wet sites often submerged at elevations of 120 to 220 meters as a medium to just large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in later spring on an erect, 15.2 to 32" [38 to 65 cm] long, 12 to 30 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, strongly 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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