OrchidPterostylis monticola

Large mountain greenhood at Glen Allen, NSW

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Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Pterostylis monticola at Glen Allen, NSW - 13 Dec 2017

Identification history

Orchid Pterostylis monticola 14 Dec 2017 TonyWood
Orchid Pterostylis monticola 14 Dec 2017 JackieMiles188

Author's notes

Flowers are quite large, but not large enough to be falcata I think. I didn't measure it, but probably about 20mm long and high. It was growing in moist grassland around the edge of the bog, not in a permanently wet area.

1 comment

TonyWood wrote:
   14 Dec 2017
P. falcata has much longer sepals.

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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  • 13 Dec 2017 Recorded on
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