Pterostylis X furcillata Rupp 1930 SECTION Taurantha Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

Common Name The Small Fork Pterostylis - In Australia The Kurri Kurri Greenhood

Flower Size 1 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm]

A natural hybrid between Pterostylis ophioglossia x Pterostylis alveata that occurs in New South Wales Australia at elevations of sea level to 50 meters in shrubby forests with a basal rosette of 2 to 4 , crinkled leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, 33 to 9" [7.5 to 22.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms x Taurodium furcillatum (Rupp) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo ok

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