Prasophyllum litorale R.J.Bates 1990 Photo by Colin & Misha Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part shade cold LATE Spring EARLY Summer

Common Name The Coastal Prasophyllum - In Australia The Sandhill Leek Orchid

Flower Size .32 to .4" [.8 to 1. cm]

Found in South Australia and Victoria in coastal scrub and heath on stabilized dunes and swales at elevations of 5 to 30 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in late spring and early summer on an erect, 15.2 to 22.8" [38 to 57 cm] long, 15 to 40 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate flowers


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