Pterostylis russellii T.E.Hunt 1952 SECTION Diplodium

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

Part shadeCoolColdFallWinter

Common Name Russell's Pterostylis - Russel's Greenhood

Flower Size .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm]

Found in Queensland and coastal New South Wales, Australia at elevations of 100 to 500 meters in montane open forest on shady slopes as a small to just medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a basal rosette of dark green, wavy margined leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, 8 to 14" [120 to 35 cm] long single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Diplodium russellii (T.E.Hunt) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

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