Plants of the Castlemaine District
Inland Red-tip Greenhood -native (Pterostylis sp. affin. parviflora)
Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid family).
Native to Victoria.
- it is a several-flowered greenhood with smallish flowers
- the hood is held almost upright
- the lateral sepals are very short, scarcely or not exeeding the rest of the flower
- the upper part of the flower is reddish-brown.
It is moderately common.
This greenhood has not yet been formally described and named. The term sp. affin. is an abbreviation of species with affinity to.
Photo 1: Fryers Ridge. 2: Barfold.