Pterostylis agathicola D.L.Jones, Molloy & M.A.Clem. 1997 SECTION Pterostylis

Plant and Flower in situ New Zealand Photos by Michael Pratt and Native Orchids of New Zealand Webiste

Part Sun Cold LATEFall Winter

Common Name The

Flower Size .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm]

Found in the northern island of New Zealand in Kauri forests as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with 3 to 6, spreading, sometimes horizontal, grassy leaves that blooms in the late fall and winter on an erect, often red, 1 to occasionally 2 flowered inflorecence.

Synonyms Pterostylis graminea var. rubricaulis H.B.Matthews ex Cheeseman 1925; Pterostylis montana var. rubricaulis (H.B.Matthews ex Cheeseman) Hatch 1949

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Native Orchids of New Zealand, A Colour Field Guide Scanlen & St George 2010 photo fide;