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Pterostylis collina

Pterostylis collina

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


Pterostylis collina is a species in the genus Pterostylis

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from fall to winter with a single 2 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the moist forest of Queensland and New South Wales at elevations of 20 to 500 meters

CultureEdit

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.

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Pterostylis collina green Pterostylis collina variant Sepals and petals are green, lip is green

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Hill Loving Pterostylis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Pterostylis ophioglossa var. collina Rupp1929
  2. Taurantha collina (Rupp) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

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