Single bright green broad oval- or oblong-lance shaped leaf 3-12cm x 5-25mm, ground hugging.
Slender erect orchid to 25cm tall. 1-3 fragrant reddish to white flowers on top of a wiry stem with a single, broad oval- or oblong-lance shaped leaf that hugs the ground. Flowers profusely after fire forming dense colonies.
1-3 hairy red and white flowers, to 15mm across. Prominent white lateral sepals spreading, broad in the middle, dorsal sepal red and hooded, narrow deep red petals erect with tips clubbed. Glabrous labellum circular to ovate, white with transverse pink bars, white tips and 2-4 rows of yellow calli.
White with pink to dark red
Damp Forest, Escarpment Shrubland, Grassy Dry Forest, Grassy Forest, Grassy Woodland, Heathy Woodland, Herb-rich Foothill Forest, Lowland Forest, Valley Grassy Forest, Valley Heathy Forest
Date of Last Record
Moist well drained soil. Semi shade. Requires fire to flower well.