Prasophyllum pyriforme E.Coleman 1932

Another Aspect

Photos by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussie's Website

Common Name The Pear-Shaped Prasophyllum - In Australia The Croydon Leek Orchid

Flower Size .75 to .8" [1.7 to 2 cm]

Found in Victoria at elevations of 120 to 200 meters in shrubby forests as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring in Australia on an erect, 18" [45 cm] long, 20 to 30 flowered inflorescence with successively opening, fragrant flowers.


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