Eastern Bronzehood Orchid
Previous Species Names
Split from C. iridescens, Stegostyla transitoria
Densly hairy, very slender 5-11cm x 1-2mm.
To 16 cm tall, with a single, erect, narrow leaf at the base of a sparsely hairy stem bearing one or two pale-cream to greenish fan-shaped flowers with scattered red-brown glands.
One or two cream to green flowers, to 20mm across, with narrow widely spaced partianth segments and dorsal sepal hooded. 3-loped Labellum white with red/purple barring , fringed with 4-6 pairs of crowded calli.
Pale-cream to greenish
Christmas Hills, Bend of Islands, North Warrandyte, Kangaroo Ground, Wattle Glen, Research
Grassy Dry Forest, Grassy Forest, Heathy Woodland, Herb-rich Foothill Forest, Sand Heathland, Valley Grassy Forest, Valley Heathy Forest
Date of Last Record
Well drained clay and sandy loam soils. Semi-shade.