Pterostylis nana

Pterostylis nana

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

Pterostylis nana is a species in the genus Pterostylis


Plant blooms from fall to winter with a single 2 cm wide flower.


Plants are found in eucalyptus forest growing terrestrially in Victoria and Western Australia.


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 Tiny Pterostylis - The Dwarf Greenhood Orchid


  1. Pterostylis celans Rupp 1944

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