Pterostylis longipetala Rupp 1943 SECTION Diplodium

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

Part Sun CoolCold Fall

Common Name The Long Petaled Pterostylis - In Australia Small Autumn Greenhood - The Curved Greenhood

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in New South Wales and Victoria Australia at elevations of 10 to 800 meters in coastal scrub and shrubby or heathy forests or among granite boulders as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a basal rosetteof dark green, flat leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, 4 to 6.4" [10 to 16 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Diplodium longipetalum (Rupp) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

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

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