ACT NSW ACT Government :: Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region :: Gearys Gap/Wamboin Landcare Group
Home Plants Orchids

Pterostylis monticola

Large mountain greenhood at Rendezvous Creek, ACT

Pterostylis monticola at Rendezvous Creek, ACT - 22 Dec 2021
Pterostylis monticola at Rendezvous Creek, ACT - 22 Dec 2021
Request use of media

Identification history

Pterostylis monticola 5 Aug 2022 DerekC
Pterostylis aneba 4 Jan 2022 DerekC
Pterostylis sp. 2 Jan 2022 Tapirlord

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

User's notes

About 200m below the summit of mt Namadgi, seems very high for a greenhood.

3 comments

DerekC wrote:
   4 Jan 2022
These may be the smaller and less common P. aneba.
MattM wrote:
   4 Jan 2022
They are quite big and quite broad. I would be inclined to call this P. monticola.
DerekC wrote:
   5 Aug 2022
I agree, the broad and bulging sinus with shallow notch all suggest P. monticola.

Please Login or Register to comment.

Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 30 Abundance
  • 22 Dec 2021 07:53 AM Recorded on
  • Tapirlord Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 10cm Plant height
  • True In flower

Record quality

  • Images or audio
  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
1,292,165 sightings of 8,114 species in 1,328 locations from 5,461 members
Proudly Australian made, owned and hosted CCA 3.0 | privacy