Single round to heart-shaped, ground hugging leaf 13-26mm x 15-30mm with a small tip on the end, sometimes shallowly 3-lobed. Green on both sides.
A small orchid, to 3 cm tall, with a single heart-shaped leaf and a large, crimson, bonnet-like flower. Forming large colonies. Rare in Victoria.
Single deep red to purple flower, to 20mm across. Ovate dorsal sepal hooded over labellum, transperent with deep red markings. Labellum purple/red widely flared with incurved deeply fringed margins.
Purplish red to crimson, central sepal transparent with red spots
Christmas Hills, Bend of Islands, North Warrandyte, Kangaroo Ground, Wattle Glen, Research, Diamond Creek, Plenty, Eltham, St Andrews
Moist, shaded forests and heathy woodlands
Date of Last Record
Growing amongst leaf litter and under sedges and small shrubs in moist soils. Semi/dappled shade to full shade.
Conservation Status Vic