Pterostylis curta

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Pterostylis curta


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 curta


Pterostylis curta R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 326 (1810)


  • Heterotypic
    • Pterostylis curta var. grandiflora Benth., Fl. Austral. 6: 355 (1873)
    • Pterostylis neocaledonica Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 39: 38 (1906)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia 
    • Regional: Australia
      • New South Wales, Norfolk Islands, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria.
  • Continental: Pacific 
    • Regional: Southwestern Pacific
      • New Caledonia.

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

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Blunt greenhood

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