Prasophyllum plumiforme Fitzg. 1882 Photo by Colin & Misha Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part shade cold LATEWinter Spring

Common Name The Feather Like Prasophyllum - In Australia The Dainty Leek Orchid

Flower Size .12 to .16" [.03 to .04 cm]

Found in Western Australia in shrubby forests and shrublands at elevations of 10 to 300 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the late winter through spring on an erect, 15.2 to 30" [38 to 75 cm] long, more or less densely 15 to 50 flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers


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