Pterostylis chocolatina (D.L.Jones) G.N.Backh. 2010 SECTION Bunochilus

Inflorescence Photos by Tobais Hayashi and The Tobias Hayashi Website

Part shade Cold Winter EARLYSpring

Common Name The Chocolate Pterostylis - The Chocolate Lipped Leafy greenhood

Flower Size .68 to .8" [1.7 to 2 cm]

Found in New South Wales Australia in tussocks, bracken and shrubs in tall moist to wet forests at elevations of 900 to 1150 meters as a small to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a rosaette stalk carrying 3 to 6 leaves that blooms in the winter and early spring on an erect, 8 to 36" [20 to 90 cm] long, 3 to 13 flowered inflorescence carrying 5 to 8 stem leaves

Synonyms *Bunochilus chocolatinus D.L.Jones 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Bunochilus chocolatinus photo fide;