Syst. Veg. 1: 169 (1824) APNI
Loosely tufted herb. Rhizome sparsely branched. Leaves 5–18 cm long, 0.2–0.7 cm wide. Inflorescence with scape exceeding leaves, 1–2 mm diam., leafless or with 1 or 2 reduced leaves; pedicels 2–3.5 cm long. Perianth 5–6 mm long; outer perianth segments only slightly narrower than inner. Capsule 3–5 mm diam., brown. Flowers Oct.–Jan
CVU, GipP, HFE, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, OtP, OtR, Strz, VAlp, WPro. Also NSW, Tas. New Zealand, New Guinea. Often locally common, occurs in subalpine woodlands and in cool, closed-forest communities, in damp soils, often amongst rocks in gullies.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|