A saprophytic, leafless orchid with 15-50 pale pink spotted flowers. Erect, thick dark green to purplish-red stem to 1m high with overlapping bracts at the base. Widespread and common.
Spike of 15-50 pale pink flowers with fine darker pink spots, opening sequentially up the stem. Recurved ablong-lanceolate perianth segments. 3-lobeled pink labellum with dark pink stripes, with tip of mid-lobe densely pink-hairy.
Pale pink with small darker pink spots
Damp or Riparian forests, Grassy forests, heathy woodlands.
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Well drained soil, often poor or rocky. Often found growing close to the base of eucalypts. Semi shade and dappled shade.