Prasophyllum fitzgeraldii R.S.Rogers & Maiden 1909

Flower Closeup

Photos by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussie's Website

Common Name Fitzgerald's Prasophyllum - In Australia Fitzgerald's Leek Orchid

Flower Size 1/4" [.8 cm]

Found in Victoria and South Australia at elevations of 10 to 400 meters in grassland and heathy forests as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a stout stem single leaf that blooms in the spring in Australia on an erect, 20"' [50 cm] long, 10 to 30 flowered inflorescence with successively opening, strongly scented flowers.


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