Prasophyllum macrotys Lindl. 1840 Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part shade cool Winter

Common Name The Large Eared Prasophyllum [refers to the petals] - In Australia The Inland Leek Orchid

Flower Size .5 to .64" [1.2 to 1.6 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in shrublands and malleee vegetation at elevations of 200 to 350 meters as a medium to large sized, cool growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, 15.8 to 26" [39 to 65 cm] long, 10 to 35 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, slightly fragrant flowers

CAUTION I am not convinced with this determination so please use with caution


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