Prasophyllum niphopedium D.L.Jones 2000

Inflorescence Photos byColin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

FragrancePart Sun Cold LATE SpringSummer

Common Name The Marsh Leek Orchid - The Snowy Plains Leek Orchid

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Victoria Australia at elevations of 1200 to 1600 meters in in low herbfields of subalpine plains and meadows as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, [32 to 47 cm] long, 12 to 14 flowered inflorescence with moderately crowded, fragrant flowers.


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