Lance-shaped, 16 cm x 12 mm, hairy and often spotted red near the base.
An impressive, large orchid to 50 cm tall, with a single narrow leaf at the base of a hairy stem bearing one or two large, pale yellow-green, red-brown and white, spider flowers.
One or two light green flowers, to 100mm across, with deep red stripes and markings. Long perianth segments narrowing abruptly to fine point. Lateral sepals projecting forward and upwards and dorsel sepals erect. Broad labellum loosely hinger and 3-loped, white in the centre turning green on edges, with a deep purple tip. Long comb-like teeth on lateral lobel and 4 rows of central deep purple calli.
Pale yellow-green with red-brown and white markings.
Box Ironbark Forest, Grassy Dry Forest, Heathy Woodland, Valley Grassy Forest, Valley Heathy Forest
Date of Last Record
Grows in a wide range of habitats on sandy to rocky soils but also on clay loams. Moist or dryish, well drained soils in semi-shade.