Description The Alpine Greenhood, also known as Mountain Greenhood, is a terrestrial orchid species from mountainous areas of south east Australia. The flower is green and white with dorsal sepal and petals fused together into a hood over the labellum or lip. The lateral sepals are joined together at the base tapering to slender points at the tips, that protrude on either side of the hood. The leaves are oval and about 5 cm long and develop in a rosette of three or four at base of the plant. The stem is green and fleshy rising to about 30 cm tall.
Habitat mountain forests
Distribution Pterostylis alpina is found din southern New south Wales, Victoria and parts of Tasmania.