Pterostylis collina (Rupp) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1989 SECTION Taurantha Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

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Common Name The Hill Loving Pterostylis - In Australia The Shiney Bull Orchid

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in Queensland and New South Wales at elevations of 20 to 500 meters in wet forests and rainforests as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a rosette of a few elliptic, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, 6" [15 cm] long, single flowered inflorescnece

Synonyms Pterostylis ophioglossa var. collina Rupp1929; Taurantha collina (Rupp) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; The Orchids of Australia Riley & Banks 2002; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Taurantha collina photo good