Pterostylis furcata Lindl. 1840 SECTION Pterostylis

Another Angle

Photo courtesy of Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussie's Website

Common Name The Small Sickle Greenhood - In Australia The Forked Greenhood

Flower Size 1/10" [.3 cm]

Found as a small sized cool to cold growing terrestrial in Tasmania Australia at elevations of 500 to 900 meters in tall wet, montane forests with a loose rosette of leaves and blooms on an erect, 10 " [25 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence that arises in the spring and summer


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol51 No 8 1982 photo; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good