Pterostylis hildae Nicholls 1937

Front View of Flower

Plant in situ Photos © courtesy of Graham Corbin and ANOS KABI website

Deep shade Warm Cool Fall Winter

Common Name or Meaning Hilda’s Pterostylis - In Australia - Rainforest Greenhood

Flower Size .9 to 1.3”[2.3 to 2.7 cm]

Found in Queensland and New South Wales at elevations of 200 to 800 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a basal rosette of dark green to yellow green, flat or crinkled, gradually narrowing below in to the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, 3.2 to 8” [8 to 20 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Australian Orchids Jones 2006 photo good