Pterostylis oblonga D.L.Jones 2006 SECTION Pterostylis

Another Flower in situ

Photos by Colin and Misha Rowan and Their Retired Aussies Orchid webpage


Common Name The Oblong Pterostylis - In Australia The Coastal Maroonhead

Flower Size .49 to .75" [1.4 to 1.7 cm]

Found in New South Wales Australia in coastal forests at elevations of 5 to 100 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with a basal, rosette of dark green, smooth to crinkled leaves that blooms in the Australian winter with an erect, 3.2 to 8.8" [8 to 22 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


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