Pterostylis chaetophora M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones1989 SECTION Oligochaetochilus

Side View Of Flower Photos by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

Another Flower Photo by Malcolm Thomas of Australia

Part shadeColdLATE

Common Name The Bristle Carrying Pterostylis - In Australia Taree Rustyhood

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.45" [3 to 3.7 cm]

Found in New South Wales at elevations of 10 to 200 meters among shrubs and grass tussocks as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a basal rosette of leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 12 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Oligochaetochilus chaetophorus (M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones) Szlach 2001

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