Pterostylis elegans D.L.Jones 1997 SECTION Diplodium Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

Part sunColdSummer

Common Name The Elegant Pterostylis

Flower Size .6 to .75" [1.4 to 1.8 cm]

Found in New South Wales Australia at eelvations of 900 to 1200 meters on sheltered slopes in tall forests among grass and shrubs as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a basal rosette of a few flat leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, 6 to 11" [15 to 28 cm], single flowered inflroescnece

Synonyms Diplodium elegans (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 elegans photo ok