Victorian Naturalist 59: 91, figs A-N (1939) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Flowering stem to 20 cm tall, stem leaves 3–5, spreading. Rosette leaves 2–5, ovate, 1–2.5 cm long, 5–15 mm wide, petiolate, margins flat or crisped. Flower 12–15 mm long, erect, green and white, shiny; dorsal sepal with a filiform point c. 5 mm long; lateral sepals erect, tightly embracing the galea, sinus flat, with a small central notch, protruding prominently when viewed from the side, free points 12–15 mm long, filiform, erect; petals green, margins not flared. Labellum oblong to oblong-elliptic, 8–10 mm long, 2–3 mm wide, red-brown towards the apex, the tip slightly protruding above the sinus in the set position. Flowers Apr.–Jun.
EGL, EGU, GipP, MonT, WPro. Also NSW, SA. Found mostly in near-coastal areas east of Melbourne in coastal woodland and scrub on stabilized dunes.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|