Pterostylis irsoniana Hatch 1950 SECTION Pterostylis Photo by Michael Pratt and New Zealand Native Orchid Website


Common Name Irson's Pterostylis [New Zealand Orcihd Enthusiast current] - In New Zealand - Irwin's Greenhood

Flower Size 1" long [ 2.5 cm]

Found in New Zealand in lowland to subalpine scrub or forest. as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with grass-like leaves that blooms in the later spring and early summer on an erect, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Native Orchids of New Zealand, A Colour Field Guide Scanlen & St George 2010 photo fide