Pterostylis turfosa

Pterostylis turfosa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Pterostylidinae
Genus: Pterostylis
Species: Ptst. turfosa
Binomial name
Pterostylis turfosa
Endl. 1846

Pterostylis turfosa is a species in the genus Pterostylis


Plants bloom in the spring with a single 5.5 cm wide flower.


Plants are found in western Australia from 0 to 150 meters


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 Peat-Like Pterostylis, The Albany Bearded Greenhood


  1. Plumatichilos turfosa (Endl.) Szlach. 2001

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