Prasophyllum cucullatum Rchb.f. 1871 Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Plant and Flowers in situPhotography by G Brunnbauer & W A Cusack . Image used with the permission of the Western Australian Herbarium, Department of Environment and Conservation ( Accessed on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 The Flora Base The Western Australia Flora Website


Common Name The Cucullate Prasophyllum - In Australia The Hooded Pouch Orchid

Flower Size .24 to .32" [.6 to .8 cm]

Found in Western Australia in coastal forests and shrublands at elevations of 5 to 100 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, narrowly linear, acute, free part erect leaf that blooms in the late winter through spring on an erect, [20 to 40 cm] long, 10 to 50 flowered inflorescence and carrying crowded slightly fragrant flowers

Synonyms Chiloterus cucullatus (Rchb.f.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Native Australian Orchids Jones 2006 as Chiloterus cucullatus photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 80 #2 2016 photo fide;