Pterostylis areolata Petrie 1917 publ. 1918 Photo by Eric Scanlen and Native Orchids of New Zealand Webiste

Part Sun Cold LATER Winter THROUGHSpring

Common Name The

Flower Size 1.2" [ 3 cm]

Found in the southern island of New Zealand on grassy terraces or under light scrub or in forest s as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with 2 to 4, broad, oval leaves bunched in a semi-rosette, or sessile and scattered up the stem and blooms in the later winter through spring on an erect, single flowered inflorescence


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