Recovery Plan for the Botany Bay Bearded Greenhood Orchid (Pterostylis Sp. 15)
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, September 2000
ISBN 0 7313 61962
Pterostylis sp. 15 is a terrestrial orchid which grows to about 20 cm tall (Bishop, 1996), The current distribution is extremely restricted and it is known from only one small disjunct population on the Kurnell peninsula in Botany Bay National Park in southern Sydney, in the Central Coast Botanical Division, South Eastern Australia.
This recovery plan describes our current understanding of P. sp. 15, documents the research and management actions undertaken to date, and identifies the actions required and parties responsible to ensure the ongoing viability of the species in the wild.