Prasophyllum readii D.L.Jones & D.T.Rouse 2006 Photo by Colin and Misha and their The Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold LATE Spring EARLY Summer

Common Name Read's Prasophyllum - In Australia The Streatham Leek Orchid, The Painted Leek Orchid

Flower Size .6 to .68" [1.5 to 1.7 cm]

Found in Victoria Australia among sedges and rushes in swamps at elevations around 280 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, 14.8 to 23.2" [37 to 58 cm] long, 12 to 15 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, scented flowers

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

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