Prasophyllum montanum R.J.Bates & D.L.Jones 1991 Photo by Colin & Misha Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold Summer

Common Name The Mountain Prasophyllum - In Australia The Brindabella Leek Orchid

Flower Size .64 to .8" [1.6 to 2 cm]

Found in ACT and New South Wales on rocky ridges in snowgum woodlands at elevations of 1500 to 1650 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, 18 to 38" [45 to 95 cm] long, 16 to 20 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, scented flowers

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

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