Prasophyllum pallidum Nicholls 1933 Photo by Colin and Misha and their The Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold Spring

Common Name The Pale Prasophyllum - In Australia The Pale Leek Orchid

Flower Size .36 to .48" [.9 to 1.2 cm]

Found in Victoria and South Australia in mallee scrubland and broombrush at elevations of 10 to 100 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender, grren to yellowish green stem carrying a single, clasping leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 5.6 to 23.5" [14 to 28 cm] long, 3 to 12 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, scented flowers


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