Prasophyllum parviflorum (R.S.Rogers) Nicholls 1941 Drawing by W H Nicholls

Common Name The Small Flowered Prasophyllum - The Slender Hunchback Orchid

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Victoria at elevations of 5 to 50 meters in coastal heath and woodlands as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with a globose tuber giving rise to an erect stem and carrying a single, attached for much of its length to the stem, with a very short, free, narrowly linear, acute, conduplicate leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 14.4 to 20" [36 to 50 cm] long, 10 to 30 flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate, scented flwoers

Synonyms*Prasophyllum hartii var. parviflorum R.S.Rogers 1930

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Riley & Banks 2002; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo