Pterostylis bureaviana Schltr.1906 SECTION Pterostylis

Another Flower Angle

plant in situ New Caledonia Photos by Edouard Faria

Full shadeHot"Warm" Fall Winter

Common Name The ? Pterostylis

Flower Size .6 to 1.2" [1.5 to 3 cm]

Found in New Caledonia in dense forests and scrubby gullies in rocky humus soils at elevations of 100 to 1000 meters as a miniature to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with a round tuber giving rise to an eret stem with numerous, distant elliptical to obovate leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Pterostylis affinis Guillaumin1957

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societie Neo-Caledonienne d'Orchidophile 1995 photo fide;