Muelleria 8: 75 (1993) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: endangered (EN); Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Flowering plant to 25 cm tall, stem leaves 3–5, closely sheathing. Rosette leaves 8–15, elliptic, 1.5–2.8 cm long, 6–9 mm wide. Flowers 1–15, c. 1.4 cm long, transparent with green or greenish-brown markings and suffusions; dorsal sepal with a straight or upcurved filiform point 6–9 mm long; lateral sepals deflexed, conjoined part broadly ovate in outline when flattened, flat or shallowly concave, margins slightly incurved, sparsely ciliate, free points filamentous, 12–15 mm long, deflexed, nearly parallel, c. 5 mm apart at the tips; petals with a poorly developed proximal flange. Labellum narrow-ovate, 4.5–5.5 mm long, c. 3 mm wide, brownish, thick; marginal hairs 6–8 pairs, to 3 mm long, white, spreading, basal lobe swollen, whitish, with 4 hairs c. 1.5 mm long. Flowers Nov.–Jan.
DunT, VVP. Very localized in Victoria where known from a few small populations growing amongst basalt rocks in stony rise grassland.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|