Prasophyllum taphanyx D.L.Jones 2004 Photo by Colin and Misha and their The Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold Spring

Common Name The ? Prasophyllum - In Australia The Graveside Leek Orchid

Flower Size .28 to .32" [.7 to .8 cm]

Found in Tasmania in slashed native grasslands at elevations around 220 meters as a small to medium sized cold growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 11.2 to 15.8" [28 to 39.5 cm] long, 15 to 25 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, strongly scented flowers.


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