Striated Greenhood

Striated Greenhood
Photographer
Gary Backhouse
Common Name
Striated Greenhood
Scientific Name
Pterostylis striata
Size
25cm
Leaf Description
Rosette of 3-5 basal leaves, oval, to 35 x20mm, dark green, margins wrinkled. Stem leaves, lance-shaped, several encircling stem.
General Description
Single, large, green and white striped, hood-like flower.
Flower Description
Single white and green striped flower sometimes with brown markings and galea ending in a point, to 18mm across. Lateral sepals with long fine tips curving upwards above galea, broad sinus. An erect green to brown labellum with tip just visible over the sinus.
Flower Colour
Green and white striped
Flowering Months
April
May
June
July
Habitat
Healthy or Grassy Woodland and Dry Forest
Date of Last Record
1990-1999
Growing Conditions
Moist to dry well drained soils in semi shade.