Victorian Naturalist 124: 124 (2007) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Flowering plant 15–40 cm tall, stem leaves 4–7, spreading, linear-lanceolate, 15–75 mm long, 3–7 mm wide. Rosette leaves 3–5, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 5–25 mm long, 4–10 mm wide. Flowers 1–6, 14–16 mm long, shiny, translucent green with darker green stripes, sepal tips orange-brown; galea decurved in the distal third; dorsal sepal with an acuminate apex; lateral sepals deflexed, conjoined part broadly ovate, 13–15 mm long, 7–9 mm wide, free points 5–6 mm long, divergent; petals with anterior margin broadly curved, basal flanges absent, apex obtuse. Labellum oblong, 6–7.3 mm long, 3–3.8 mm wide, brown with a darker brown to blackish central stripe, covered with numerous, short, transparent acicular cells, apex attenuate, notched. Flowers Sep.–Oct.
EGU, MonT, VVP. Apparently endemic to Victoria where found in the Omeo and Wulgulmerang districts in rainshadow open forest and woodland on well-drained gravelly or stony soil.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|