Prasophyllum triangulare Fitzg. 1882 Photo by Marty and Western Australia Terrestrial Orchid Forum Website

Part shade cold LATERWinter EARLIERSpring

Common Name The Triangular Prasophyllum - In Australia The Dark Leek Orchid

Flower Size .36 to 1/2" [.9 to 1.2 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in winter wet swamps and in well drained tall forests at elevations of 10 to 250 meters as a giant sized, cool growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the later winter and earlier spring on an erect, 15.6 to 23.2" [39 to 58 cm] long, 10 to 35 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, slightly fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 49 No 3 1985 photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good