Prasophyllum subbisectum Nicholls 1936 Photo by Colin and Misha and their The Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part shade cold Spring

Common Name The Almost Bisected Prasophyllum - In Australia The Pomonal Leek Orchid, The Painted Leek Orchid

Flower Size .4 to .5" [1 to 1.25 cm]

Found in Victoria Australia in heathy woods at elevations around 250 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender stem carrying a single, terete, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 8.4 to 16" [21 to 40 cm] long, 7 to 15 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, unscented flowers


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