Prasophyllum milfordense D.L.Jones 1998

Inflorescence Photos by Misha and Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussie's Website

Fragrance Part shade cold Spring

Common Name The Milford Prasophyllum - In Australia the Milford Leek Orchid

Flower Size .32 to .4" [8 to 10 mm]

Found in Tasmania Australia in old growth woodlands among dense grass tussocks at elevations around 20 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 20" to 32" [50 to 80 cm] long, rachis 2.4 to 8.8" [6 to 22 cm] long, 12 to 25 flowered inflorescence carrying lightly scented flowers.


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