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Pterostylis despectans, photo K Bayley

Lowly greenhood

Scientific name: Pterostylis despectans

Conservation status

  • IUCN: critically endangered (CR B1ab(iv)c(iv)) in South Australia
  • national: endangered
  • state: endangered
  • regional: critically endangered (Northern and Yorke)
Photo K Bayley


Fact sheet

lowly greenhood fact sheet

National Recovery Plan

National Recovery Plan for 21 threatened orchids in south-eastern Australia, Duncan & Coates

Regional Recovery Plan

Recovery Plan for twelve threatened orchids in the Lofty Block Region of South Australia 2010, Quarmby (2010)