Forming extensive mats with match head-sized green pseudobulbs each topped by a single, leaf oval, about. 10mm long with a hairy margin.
Solitary, creamy green, 3mm across, opens briefly but remains attached to capsule. The capsule is unusual in that the two upper valves remain joined when it opens, giving a wide mouthed appearance.
December - January.
Lowland, in damp, open forest and scrub; on tree trunks and branches, sometimes on rocks or cliffs. Throughout New Zealand.
Superficially similar to B. tuberculatum and they may grow on the same tree.
Often dense mats of tiny hairy leaves attached to a bulb.