Prasophyllum pruinosum R.S.Rogers 1909 Photo by Colin & Misha Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Scent Part shade cold LATEWinter Spring

Common Name The Frosted Prasophyllum - In Australia The Plum Leek Orchid

Flower Size .65 to .75" [1.5 to 1.8 cm]

Found in southeastern South Australia in woodlands at elevations of 250 to 450 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the late winter through spring on an erect, 10.4 to 20" [26 to 50 cm] long, 5 to 20 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, lightly scented flowers

Synonyms Prasophyllum fuscum var. grandiflorum Benth. 1873

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

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