Pixie Cap - Heart leaf Orchid
Habitat: Open lowland scrub and forest and track sides. Often with Cyrtostylis rotundifolia or Pterostylis alobula nearby. Widespread throughout.
Key features: Thin heart-shaped leaf, multiple flowers, acute dorsal sepal.
Habitat: Under kauri, lying on dense kauri litter.
Key features: Leaf distinctly oblong and more prominently veined than C. rotundifolia.
Habitat: Open scrub and shaded forest, often coastal. Northland to Nelson.
Key features: A broad, weakly veined leaf but leaves quite variable in size and shape in one locality.