Microtis parviflora

Summary 3

Microtis parviflora, commonly known as the slender onion-orchid, is a species of orchid which is native to Australia and New Zealand. It occurs in all states of Australia but is not known from the Northern Territory. As with others in the genus, it has a single erect, smooth, tubular leaf and up to eighty flowers on an erect flower spike.

Habitat 4

Coastal to lowland. Open grassland, clay banks, Kauri Forest and roadsides.

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  3. Adapted by tangatawhenua from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microtis_parviflora
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iNaturalist NZ Map

Flowering December, February, January, March, November, October