Pterostylis brumalis L.B.Moore 1968 SECTION Diplodium

Flower Closeup Photos by Michael Pratt and SRGC Forum Website

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Common Name The ? Pterostylis - In New Zealand the Cobra Hood, The Kauri Greenhood

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

Found in New Zealand in Kauri forests in deep shade as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with a slender stem carrying on a non-flowering plant, basal, oval leaves held in a basal rosette and in a flowering plant, 4 to 5 lanceolate leaves held in a group towards the apex that blooms in the fall through spring on an erect, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Diplodium brumale (L.B.Moore) D.L.Jones, Molloy & M.A.Clem. 2002

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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