Prasophyllum limnetes D.L.Jones 2006

Photo by The Upclose Website

Part shade cold LATEFall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Very Wet Prasophyllum - The Marsh Leek Orchid

Flower Size .64 to .72" [1.6 to 1.8 cm]

Found in Tasmania Australia in dense marshy habitats at elevations around 10 meters as a small to medium sized cold growing terrestrial with a single tubular leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect, 12 t o20" [30 to 50 cm] long overall, 3.2 to 4.8" [8 to 12 cm] long, 15 to 35 flowered inflorescence.


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