Pterostylis tasmanica

Pterostylis tasmanica

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Pterostylidinae
Genus: Pterostylis
Species: Ptst. tasmanica
Binomial name
Pterostylis tasmanica
D.L.Jones 1994

Pterostylis tasmanica is a species in the genus Pterostylis


Plants bloom in the summer with one 1.25 cm wide flower.


Plants are found in woodlands with sandy and clay soils Western Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand.


Keep plant in cool temperatures with bright light. 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 Tasmanian Pterostylis - Small Beaded Greenhood


  1. Plumatichilos tasmanicus ( D.L.Jones ) Szlach. 2001

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