Prasophyllum aff. validum R.S.Rogers 1927

Another Aspect

Photo by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussie's Website

Common Name The Woodland Leek Orchid - Mount Remarkable Leek Orchid

Flower Size 2/5" [ 1 cm]

Found in Victoria and South Australia in woodlands at elevations of 300 to 550 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring in Australia on a 26" [65 cm] long, to 45 flowered inflorescence with successively opening, fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Prasophyllum fuscum var. validum (R.S.Rogers) J.Z.Weber & R.J.Bates 1978

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