Large Autumn Greenhood

Large Autumn Greenhood
Photographer
Lynne hillier
Common Name
Large Autumn Greenhood
Scientific Name
Pterostylis revoluta
Size
25cm
Leaf Description
Rosette of 4-10 basal leaves, oval, to 25 x 15mm, dull green, absent at flowering time. Stem leaves, lance-shaped, 3-6 encircling stem.
General Description
Single, large, green and white striped, hood-like flower.
Flower Description
Single white and dark green striped flowers to 45mm across, with reddish brown markings toward the tip of the galae. Galea curved forwards, ending in a fine point. Erect lateral sepals embracing galea, with a v-shaped sinus. Red-brown labellum protruding through the sinus.
Flower Colour
Green and white striped with brown markings
Flowering Months
March
April
May
June
July
Habitat
Dry forest, box ironbark woodland, grassy woodlands
Date of Last Record
2000-2015
Growing Conditions
Well drained soils