Pterostylis torquata D.L.Jones 1997 SECTION Diplodium Photos by John Varigos and his Orchid webpage

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Common Name The Collared Pterostylis - In Australia The Collared Greenhood

Flower Size 3/4 to .84" [1.8 to 2.1 cm]

Found in New South Wales, Australia in moist sheltered sites in sparse to dense forests at elevations 800 to 1200 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a loose rosette of dark green, flat leaves when not blooming and blooms in the summer and fall on an erect, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Diplodium torquatum (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

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