Prasophyllum lindleyanum Rchb. f. 1871

Inflorescence Photos by Colin Rowan of Australia

Inflorescence Photo by Malcolm Thomas of Australia

Common Name Lindley's Prasophyllum [English Botanist] - The Green Leek Orchid

Flower Size .36 to .44 [.9 to 1.1 cm]

Found in Victoria and Tasmania Australia in near coastal scrub and heath at elevations of 5 to 500 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender green stem carrying a single, basally dilated, setaceous to narrowly linear leaf that blooms on an erect, 12" to 21.2" [30 to 53 cm] long, 12 to 50 flowered, racemose inflorescence carrying scented flowers.

Synonyms Prasophyllum brainei R.S.Rogers 1922;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1874 Drawing fide; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as P brainei drawing fide; Die Orchideen #6 21-24 tafel 7 Rudolph Schlechter 1971 as P fuscum drawing ok; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo gfood