Prasophyllum petilum D.L.Jones & R.J.Bates 1991 Photo by Colin & Misha Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold Spring

Common Name The ? Prasophyllum - In Australia The Tarengo Leek Orchid

Flower Size .4 to .52" [.1 to 1.3 cm]

Found in New South Wales and ACT in grasslands and grassy sites in woodlands at elevations of 550 to 650 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 9.6 to 19.2" [24 to 48 cm] long, 5 to 20 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, strongly scented flowers


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