Upright or ground-hugging rosette of 2-5 long-stalked dark green oblong leaves 20-30mm x 10-20mm, on non-flowering plants only. 4-5 lance-shaped stem leaves on flowering plants.
Perennial herb rising from round tubers to form sparse 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.
A single white and green striped flower with with brown to red/brown at tip, to 25mm across. Galae is distinctively bent down at the tip, ending in a thin point and the wide sinus extending well above the galea. A red/brown linear-oblong labellum is curved forward and protrudes above the sinus.
Pale to dark green and white
Potentially extinct in Nillumbik.
Date of Last Record
Moist soil on slopes. Dappled to full shade.