Prodr. 326 (1810) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e)
Flowering plant to 25 cm tall. Rosette leaves 4–6, elliptic, 1–4 cm long, 1–2 cm wide, flat or crinkled, stalked. Flower 2–3 cm long, semi-nodding, green and white, apex of galea reddish brown, flat or slightly decurved; dorsal sepal acute, of similar length to petals; lateral sepals erect, loosely embracing the galea leaving a wide lateral gap, sinus broadly notched when viewed from the front, protruding prominently when viewed from the side, free points linear-tapered, 2–2.5 cm long, erect or recurved; petals broad, pointed. Labellum narrowly ovate-lanceolate, 14–16 mm long, 3.5–4 mm wide, reddish brown, curved forwards above the middle, apex acuminate, distal third protruding from the sinus in the set position. Flowers Mar.–May
EGL. Currently known only from open forests of far East Gippsland on sandy soil.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|