Pterostylis agathicola

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Pterostylis agathicola


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Cranichideae
Subtribus: Pterostylidinae
Genus: Pterostylis
Species: Pterostylis agathicola


Pterostylis agathicola D.L.Jones, Molloy & M.A.Clem., Orchadian 12: 266 (1997).


  • Heterotypic
    • Pterostylis graminea var. rubricaulis H.B.Matthews ex Cheeseman, Man. New Zealand Fl.: 351 (1925).
    • Pterostylis montana var. rubricaulis (H.B.Matthews ex Cheeseman) Hatch, Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. New Zealand 77: 240 (1949).


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • New Zealand
      • New Zealand North.

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • St George, I. (2008) The New Zealand Orchis, The editor's annual list:2008. The New Zealand Native Orchids 110: 8–19.
  • Janes, J.K. & Duretto, M.F. (2010). A new classification for subtribe Pterostylidinae (Orchidaceae), reafferming Pterostylis in the broad sense. Australian Systematic Botany 23: 260–269.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Kauri Greenhood

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