Swan Greenhood

Swan Greenhood
Photographer
Chris Clarke
Common Name
Swan Greenhood
Scientific Name
Pterostylis cycnocephala
Size
20cm
Leaf Description
Rosette of 6-12 leaves, sessile to 25 x 30mm, dull green. Stem leaves: numberous, encircling stem.
General Description
2-10 small, green, hood-like and gaping flowers.
Flower Description
A spike of 2-10 small green flowers to 8mm across. The galea is curved with a short downward projecting tip, lateral sepals are broadly ovate and bent downwards. The oblong labellum has a dark tip and is shallowly notched.
Flower Colour
Green with darker green stripes
Notes
Unclear if present in Nillumbik.
Flowering Months
August
September
October
Habitat
Woodlands and dry forest
Date of Last Record
undated
Growing Conditions
Well drained soils.