Single thin and narrow leaf, 5 cm x 10 mm, hairy.
An orchid, to 30 cm tall, with a single narrow leaf at the base of a hairy stem bearing one or two large, pink and dark red, spider flowers.
A single crimson flower, to 20mm across, with perianth segments narrowing abruptly towards the tip. Dorsel sepal erect. Narrow forward curved labellum with a broad recurved tip, margins are fringed and black calli in 4-6 rows.
Pink and dark red
Cottles Bridge, Smiths Gully, St Andrews, Wattle Glen, Hurstbridge, Arthurs Creek, Strathewen, Christmas Hills, Panton Hill, Nutfield
Box Ironbark Forest, Damp Heathy Woodland.
Date of Last Record
Well drained, gravelly or stony sand and clay loam
Conservation Status EPBC
Conservation Status FFG
Conservation Status Vic