Proc. Roy. Soc. Victoria, new ser., 28: 235, t. 18 (1916) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Flowering plant to 22 cm tall, stem leaves 2–4, spreading. Rosette leaves 2–5, ovate, 15–35 mm long, 5–15 mm wide, petiolate, margins entire, flat or crisped. Flower 15–18 mm long, green and white with brown suffusions in the galea; dorsal sepal with a filiform apex 2–3 mm long; lateral sepals erect, tightly embracing the galea, sinus fiat with a central notch when viewed from the front, shallowly curved when viewed from the side, free points 13–18 mm long, filiform, erect or curved forward; petal margins flared. Labellum narrowly ovate-lanceolate, 8–10 mm long, 2.5–3 mm wide, dark brown in distal half, apex shallowly notched, tip just visible when viewed from the front in the set position. Flowers May–Aug.
CVU, EGL, GipP, Gold, HSF. Also Tas. Grows in moist areas of open forest and in coastal scrub, usually on sandy soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|