Friends of Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve
Species Database

This database has been compiled to showcase some of the species found in the reserve.

White Leek Orchid

TitleWhite Leek Orchid
SubjectLeek Orchid
Common NameBroad-lip Leek Orchid
Scientific NamePrasophyllum odoratum sp. aff. 1
Flowering Timeoct
Photo Date27-Oct-2007 17:00
PhotographerR Richter
Post Date27-Nov-2007
DescriptionStarting growth from a single, round leaf it could be mistaken for a more common onion orchid at that stage. They can grow to 70cm and have green flowers with a white labellum.
DistributionOccurs from the Loop tracks down to the road.
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