Pterostylis curta

Pterostylis curta

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Pterostylidinae
Genus: Pterostylis
Species: Ptst. curta
Binomial name
Pterostylis curta
R. Br. 1810

Pterostylis curta is a species in the genus Pterostylis


Plant blooms from late winter to fall with a single 3.5 cm flower.


Plants are found growing in colonies in open forest of Caledonia, SE Queensland, to southern Australia and Tasmania at 400 to 1400 meters.


Keep plant in cool to warm 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 Blunt Green Hood - The Small Pterostylis


  1. Pterostylis neocaledonica Schltr. 1906

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