Prasophyllum perangustum D.L.Jones 1998

Photo by The West Hobart Enviroment Network Website

FragrancePart shade cold Spring

Common Name The Very Narrow Prasophyllum - In Australia The Knocklofty Leek Orchid

Flower Size .24 to .32" [6 to 8 mm]

Found in Tasmania Australia on steep slopes and ridges in sparse grassy forests at elevations around 350 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 6 to 16" [15 to 40 cm] long, rachis 2.4 to 4" [6 to 10 cm] long, 7 to 15 flowered inflorescence carrying lightly scented flowers.


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