Pterostylis nana

Pterostylis nana

  • Pterostylis nana
  • Pterostylis nana
  • Pterostylis nana
  • Pterostylis nana
  • Flower name
    Pterostylis nana
  • Scientific name
    Pterostylis nana
  • Aliasdwarf snail orchid, Linguella nana, 東洋蘭, Pterostylis nana
  • Place of originAustralia
  • Place of floweringPotted flower
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, August, September, December
  • Language of flowers

What is Pterostylis nana

Dwarf snail orchid , scientific name:Pterostylis nana , is non-cold-resistant and non-heat-tolerant of deciduous perennials, ground orchids of the Orchidaceae department Pterostylis genus endemic to Australia. It lets a flower stalk stand straight in winter and makes flowers of the purple brown from 1 to several or the green bloom on the tip. The back sepal falls down before to close the cap with form of hat. The side sepals which there are two are like slim arms and seem to do 'banzai'. There is the labial palp inward.

Common name:Pterostylis Nana, scientific name: Pterostylis nana, aka:dwarf snail orchid, origin: Australia Southeast of environment: bright lucidophyllus life type: perennial bulb plant height: 10-30 cm, foliage: rosette-shaped, leaf length: 1-2 cm, flowering: December-April, flower diameter: 2-5 cm, color: green, purple-brown.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Orchidaceae
  • Genus
    Pterostylis
  • Species
    P. nana
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Hedgerow/thallate
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeNon-cold-resistant and non-heat-tolerant of deciduous perennials, ground orchids
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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