Description The Banded Greenhood is a green and white orchid from southern and western Australia. Flowering is in winter and spring from May to September. Several flowers are produced on a stem that grows to about 30 cm long. The flowers are green with white bands, with long lateral sepals. The leaves are narrow and taper to a point and grow at intervals along the stem. It is similar to the Dark Banded Greenhood (Pterostylis saguinea) which has reddish banded flowers. Non flowering plants have a rosette of leaves at the base.
Height 30cm - 45cm
Distribution Pterostylis vittata is found in southern Victoria, south east of South Australia and south west of Western Australia.