5-20 fleshy lance-shaped pale green leaves crowded around the base of the stem and extending upwards, 1-3cm x 5-15mm. 1-3 small closely sheathing stem leaves.
Perennial herb rising from round tubers to form small colonies. Central sepal and petals united into a galea (hood) over the column and labellum (lip). Lateral sepals joined at the base, ending in fine points.
Single green and white flower to 35mm across. Galea projecting upwards ending in a fine tip. Narrow lateral sepals pointing downwards with margins rolled in. A long labellum with fine yellow hairs and ending in a brown knob.
Shiny green with darker stripes
Dry and valley sclerophyll forest, heathy woodland
Date of Last Record
Moist well drained soil. Semi shade.