Ground-hugging rosette of 3-6 stalked, veined, dark green egg-shaped leaves 10-65mm x 6-18mm, around the base of the stem, margins wavy. 2-3 small stem-clasping leaves on slender stem.
Perennial herb rising from round tubers to form large colonies. Central sepal and petals united into a galea (hood) over the column and labellum (lip). Lateral sepals joined at the base, ending in fine points.
Single erect green and white flower with lateral sepals and galae tips maroon-brown, to 20mm across. Galea erect curving down to a horizontal tip. Lateral sepals loosely erect and sinus V-shaped, the maroon labellum can just be seen above the sinus.
Translucent white with green stripes becoming reddish-brown
Moist to wet forests
Date of Last Record
Moist soil in leaf litter in fern gullies. Dappled to full shade.