Pterostylis cucullata subsp. cucullata

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:EPBC: vulnerable (VU); Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Diagnostic features as per key. Flowers Aug.–Oct.

Brid, GipP, HSF, OtP, VVP, WPro. Also SA, Tas. Scattered in near coastal scrub, often on sand dunes.

Created by: Jeff Jeanes, 2015-06-12
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-09-13
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Asparagales
family Orchidaceae
genus Pterostylis
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Pterostylis cucullata subsp. cucullata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pterostylis cucullata subsp. cucullata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native

State distribution

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South Australia
Australian Capital Territory