Pterostylis areolata Petrie 1917 publ. 1918 SECTION Pterostylis 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;