Prasophyllum suaveolens D.L.Jones & R.J.Bates 1994

Inflorescence Photos courtesy of Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Fragrance Part Sun Cold Spring

Common Name The Fragrant Leek Orchid - The Sweet Leek Orchid

Flower Size .27" [7 mm]

Found in Victoria Australia at elevations of 150 to 200 meters in basalt plains in open forests and grasslands as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, 10 to 25 flowered inflorescence carrying strongly scented flowers.


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