Pterostylis fischii Nicholls 1950 SECTION Diplodium

Another Flower Angle Photos courtesy of Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Part Shade CoolCold LATESummer Fall

Common Name Fisch's Pterostylis - In Australia Fisch's Greenhood

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria Australia at elevations of 50 to 1200 meters in montane forests among granite boulders as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a globose tuber giving rise to an erect stem carrying 4, small, acuminate, acute, basally clasping leaves at every 3" [7.5 cm] on the stem that blooms in the late summer and fall on an erect, 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Diplodium fischii (Nicholls) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 38 No 6 1969; Orchids of Australia Riley & Banks 2002; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Diplodium fischii photo good