Pterostylis atrans D.L.Jones 1994 SECTION Diplodium Photo by Colin & Misha Rowan and their The Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Common Name Dark Tip Greenhood

Flower Size 3/4" [1.8 cm]

Found in New South Wales and Victoria, Australia, ranging from coastal to montane areas where it often grows among rocks on grassy and ferny slopes in montane open forests, with similar sites in sub-alpine woodlands at elevations of sea level to 200 meters, as a small to medium sized, sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid with a basal rosette of flat leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Diplodium atrans ( 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 atrans photo fide