Pterostylis alobula (Hatch) L.B.Moore 1968 SECTION Diplodium Photo by Michael Pratt and Native New Zealand Orchid Website

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Common Name The Unlobed Pterostylis

Flower Size .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm]

Found in New Zealand in lowland to montane scrub and well lit forests as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with a slender stem carrying on a non-flowering plant, basal, smooth to lightly embossed, shovel-shaped leaves held in a basal rosette and in a flowering plant, 4 to 5 lanceolate leaves that blooms in the fall through spring on an erect, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Diplodium alobulum (Hatch) D.L.Jones, Molloy & M.A.Clem. 2002; *Pterostylis trullifolia var. alobula 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;

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