Ground-hugging rosette of 3-6 stalked dark green egg-shaped leaves 10-30mm x 6-15mm, around the base of the stem, margins wavy or smooth. 2 small stem-clasping leaves on slender brown stem.
Perennial herb rising from round tubers to form huge 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 white and green striped flower to 15mm across, can be brown towards tip and on the sinus. Galea erect and then curving forward ending in a short point. Brown labellum oblong deeply V-notched and just visible above the sinus.
Translucent white with dark green stripes, tinged brown at tips
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Moist well drained soil. Full sun to full shade.