Prasophyllum morganii Nicholls 1930 Drawing by W H Nicholls

Common Name Morgan's Prasophyllum - The Migonette Leek Orchid - The Cobungra Leek Orchid

Flower Size

Found in southeastern New South Wales and Victoria Australia on sunny ridges in clay soil at elevations around 850 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a robust stem carrying a single, terete, basally shethed leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, crowded, very compact, 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] long, overall, rachis 2.8 to 3.2" [7 to 8 cm] long, 50 to 80 flowered inflorescence.

Said to be possibly extinct.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006;