Orchadian 13: 11 (1999) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Flowering plant slender, 10–20 cm tall. Leaf linear, 6–15 cm long, 1–2.5 mm wide, almost hairless. Flower solitary, white, labellum with purplish stains and transverse bars and an orange tip; dorsal sepal erect or reflexed, linear-oblong, 10–15 mm long; lateral sepals 13–17 mm long, spreading, slightly oblique, narrowly elliptic; petals spreading, 12–15 mm long. Labellum sessile, 3-lobed, 7–9 mm long, 5.5–7.5 mm wide (when flattened), white, lateral lobes narrow, obtuse, margins entire; mid-lobe triangular, recurved, longer than lateral lobes, orange-yellow at the apex, margins with finger-like teeth; lamina calli in 2 rows extending to base of mid-lobe, elongate, mostly clubbed, yellow or white. Column incurved, winged throughout, broader towards tip, inside greenish, often with a band of maroon or red in middle region; anther with a short point. Flowers Sep.–Oct.
HSF, OtP. Endemic to Victoria where currently known only from Upper Beaconsfield and stunted heathy open forest in the Anglesea area on well-drained sandy loam.
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