Prasophyllum constrictum R.S.Rogers 1909 Drawing by W H Nicholls


Common Name The Constricted Prasophyllum - The Tawny Leek Orchid

Flower Size .48 to .6" [1.2 to 1.5 cm]

Found in South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania Australia in grasslands on red brown-basaltic loams at elevations around 450 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender stem carrying a single, shorter than the inflorescence leaf that blooms in the winter through early summer on an erect, peduncle .6 to 9 cm long, 8 to 20" [20 to 50 cm] long] overall, 10 to 35 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Prasophyllum gracile R.S.Rogers 1909

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as P gracile drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide;