Pterostylis allantoidea R.S. Rogers 1940 SECTION Eremorchis Photo courtesy of Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia

Full shade Cool ColdWinter Spring

Common Name The Sausage-Like Pterostylis - In Australia The Shy Greenhood

Flower Size .5 to .6" [1.2 to 1.5 cm]

Found in Western Australia at elevations of 20 to 350 meters in deep leaf litter under thick scrub and on granite outcrops as a mini-miniature sized, cold to cool growing terrestrial orchid with a rosette of dark green leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on an erect, lengthening as flowering proceeds, 3 to 4" becoming 8" [8 to 10 cm becoming 20cm] long, single flowereing inflorescence.

Synonyms Eremorchis allantoidea (R.S.Rogers) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

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

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