Pterostylis laxa Blackmore 1968 SECTION Diplodium

Plant ensitu Photos courtesy of Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Part Sun Cold Summer Fall

Common Name The Lax Pterostylis - In Australia Antelope Greenhood

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in New South Wales and Victoria Australia in open forests and grassy areas among shrubs and rocks in tablelands and ranges at elevations of 700 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a basal rosette of bright green, flat leaves that blooms in the summer and fall

Synonyms Diplodium laxum (Blackmore) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

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