Victorian Naturalist 124: 124 (2007) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)
Flowering plant 15–50 cm tall, stem leaves 5–7, spreading, linear-lanceolate, 1–6 cm long, 3–7 mm wide. Rosette leaves 3–6, ovate to elliptic, 1–3 cm long, 2–5 mm wide, margins flat or crinkled. Flowers 1–9, 10–15 mm long, shiny, translucent pale green with darker green stripes, sepal tips brown; galea decurved in the distal third; dorsal sepal with an acuminate apex; lateral sepals deflexed, conjoined part elliptic, 9–12 mm long, 5–6.5 mm wide, free points 3–4 mm long, divergent; petals slightly falcate, basal flanges narrow and elongate, apex obtuse. Labellum oblong to oblong-obovate, 5–6 mm long, 2–2.5 mm wide, pale brown with a dark brown to black basal mound and a blackish central stripe, covered with transparent, beaded cells and with a few acicular cells at the base, apex attenuate, notched. Flowers Aug.–Oct.
HNF, NIS. Also NSW. Currently known only from north-eastern Victoria (Beechworth to Corryong) in open forest among shrubs and tussocks, on shallow clay loams and stony soil.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|