Single thin and narrow leaf 8-18cm long x 1-2mm wide, hairy.
An orchid, to 50 cm tall, with a single, erect, narrow leaf at the base of a slightly hairy stem bearing 1-4 bright pink, fan-shaped flowers with a conspicuous black labellum.
1-4 flowers bright pink in colour to 30mm across, with a black labellum. Perianth segments pointed and spreading flat and erect hooded dorsal sepal. 3-lobed labellum, mid-lobe narrow and long, thickly covered with 2 rows of black calli.
Christmas Hills, Panton Hill, Bend of Islands, North Warrandyte, Kangaroo Ground, Research, Wattle Glen, Diamond Creek
Potentially extinct in Nillumbik.
Damp Sands Herb-rich Woodland, Herb-rich Foothill Forest, Valley Heathy Forest
Date of Last Record
Moist, sandy or peaty soil in coastal habitats, shallow stony soils in the foothills; semi-shade.