Pterostylis irwinii D.L.Jones, Molloy & M.A.Clem. 1997 Photo by Eric Scanlen and New Zealand Native Orchid Website


Common Name Irwin's Pterostylis [New Zealand Orcihd Enthusiast current] - In New Zealand - Irwin's Greenhood

Flower Size 1" long [ 2.5 cm]

Found in New Zealand in damp ground within light scrub or forest. as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial that blooms in the later spring on an often orange to red, erect, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Native Orchids of New Zealand, A Colour Field Guide Scanlen & St George 2010 photo fide