Pterostylis monticola D.L.Jones 1994 SECTION Pterostylis

Plants ensitu

Photo courtesy of Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussie's Website

CoolCold through EARLY

Common Name The Alpine Greenhood - In Australia The Large Mountain Greenhorn

Flower Size 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm]

Found in mountain areas of New South Wales and Victoria, Australia in tall wet forests at elevations of 600 to 1200 meters, as a medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a scattered to rosette of dark green, fleshy, flat or wavy leaves and blooms on a 20" [50 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence that arises in the spring through early fall.


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