Pterostylis calceolus M.A.Clem. 1989 SECTION Oligochaetochilus Photo by Betty and Don Wood and The Wikipedia Website

Part shade Cold LATER Spring

Common Name The Shoe Carrying Pterostylis - The Bungonia Rustyhood

Flower Size .76 to .88" [1.9 to 2.2 cm]

Found in east central New South Wales Australia in drier forests at elevations of 450 to 550 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a rosette of 4 to 9 leaves that blooms in the earlier spring on an erect, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, 2 to 7 flowered inflorescence with the flowers projected forward to obliquely erect.

Synonyms Oligochaetochilus calceolus (M.A.Clem.) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Oligochaetochilus calceolus Photo fide;