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 single, stem 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

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

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