With leaves to 20 mm long, purple-spotted, dull, leathery, in fan-shaped clusters sticking out from the stem.
Yellow-green, the labellum lacking the calli in the labellum of D. adversus.
October - December.
On a range of host trees. Widespread.
At Risk, sparse.
Much less common than D. adversus with which it sometimes grows.
White roots leading from a clump of leaves sticking out from the stem or surface; leaves spotted, flowers un-spotted and seed capsules spotted.