Pterostylis abrupta D.L.Jones 1985

SECTION Diplodium Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

Part shadeCool to Cold LATE Summer

Common Name The Abrupt Pterostylis - In Australia The Tablelands Greenhood

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in New South Wales Australia at elevations of 900 to 1200 meters in montane areas on ridges, slopes, stream banks and among rocks and tussocks in rich loams as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a rosette of dark green, crinkled leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, 6 to 18" [15 to 45 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Diplodium abruptum (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

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

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------