Prasophyllum alpinum

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Prasophyllum alpinum


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Diurideae
Subtribus: Prasophyllinae
Genus: Prasophyllum
Species: Prasophyllum alpinum


Prasophyllum alpinum R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 318 (1810)


  • Homotypic
    • Prasophyllum fuscum var. alpinum (R.Br.) C.Moore & Betche, Handb. Fl. N.S.W.: 30 (1893)
  • Heterotypic
    • Prasophyllum frenchii var. tadgellianum R.S.Rogers, Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. South Australia 46: 153 (1922)
    • Prasophyllum tadgellianum (R.S.Rogers) R.S.Rogers, Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. South Australia 47: 338 (1923) - so known and called in Australia.


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:

  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria.

References: Brummitt, R.K. (2001) TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Alpine leek orchid

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