Prasophyllum pulchellum D.L.Jones 1998 Photo by Misha and Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part shade coldSpring

Common Name The Beautiful Prasophyllum - In Australia The Pretty Leek Orchid

Flower Size .22 to .28" [.55 to .7 cm]

Found in Tasmania in dense low sedge heath at elevations of 10 to 30 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 6.4 to 16.8" [16 to 42 cm] long, 3 to 12 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, fragrant flowers

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

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