Prasophyllum spicatum R.J. Bates & D.L. Jones 1991 Photo by The Orchids of Crib Point Website

Inflorescence Photo by Malcolm Thomas of Australia

FragrancePart sunColdSpring

Common Name The Spike Shaped Prasophyllum - The Dense Leek Orchid

Flower Size 1/2" to 5.8" [1.2 to 1.6 cm]

Found in Victoria and South Australia at elevations of sea level to 80 meters in coastal heath and heathy forests as a small to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on a 14.2 to 28" [36 to 70 cm] long, 10 to 50 flowered inflorescence carrying crowded, slighlty scented to not flowers

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