Stem stiff, unbranched, to 1m long, drooping, or upright if very short; covered with stiff, 4-10cm long, narrow, pointed leaves, planar in two rows.
Many, white, 5mm with a broad yellow-based labellum. Flowers on last year”s spike, upright, heavily scented.
February - July.
A common species on trees and shrubs or sometimes on rocks or terrestrial in forest and scrub. Thrives in deep shade.
Very common, not threatened.
Very distinct from E. mucronata and E. aestivalis with its short broad leaves and strongly perfumed flowers.
Masses of strongly perfumed flowers on unbranched stems, leaves short and stout.