Plants of the Castlemaine District
Large Autumn Greenhood - native (Pterostylis revoluta)
Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid family).
Native to eastern Australia.
- its single very large (to 4.5cm) flower
- the autumn flowering time
- the lateral sepals which taper to long points.
It is a common autumn orchid. Its large size, its curved hood and its time of flowering makes this an easily recognised orchid.
Photos 1: The Monk. 2: Castlemaine North.