Pterostylis nutans

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Pterostylis nutans


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 nutans


Pterostylis nutans R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 327 (1810)


  • Heterotypic
    • Pterostylis mathewsii Cheeseman, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 47: 46 (1914 publ. 1915)


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Australasia 
    • Regional: Australia
      • New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria.
    • Regional: New Zealand
      • North Island New Zealand.

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

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Nodding greenhood

External links[edit]

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