Pterostylis aciculiformis

Pterostylis aciculiformis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Pterostylidinae
Genus: Pterostylis
Species: Ptst. aciculiformis
Binomial name
Pterostylis aciculiformis
(Nicholls) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1989

Pterostylis aciculiformis is a species in the genus Pterostylis


Plants bloom in the spring with a single 1.5 cm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in the forest of New South Wales, Victoria and possibly South Australia at elevations of 50 to 800 meters


Keep plant in cool temperatures with partial shade. Plant goes dormant in summer to fall keep the mix dry and until plant begins to sprout. Slowly water the plant until it starts to grows and water regularly. Pot in soil or peat with perlite. Plants are easy to grow.


Common Names: The Small Needle Pterostylis


  1. Oligochaetochilus aciculiformis (Nicholls) Szlach. 2001
  2. *Pterostylis pusilla var. aciculiformis Nicholls 1936
  3. Pterostylis rufa subsp. aciculiformis (Nicholls) Blackmore & Clemesha 1965

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