Less than 30cm tall with up to 10 slender flowers.
With tubular brown ridged straight buds which rarely open to show white petals and sepals and a yellow labellum. Column short.
November - January.
Often grows under manuka, pines, kamahi or gorse, or amongst Spanish heather. Widespread.
Uncommon, and usually only a few plants, not threatened.
Distinguished by the smooth stem; few, smooth, narrow flowers.
Small plant, few smooth to ribbed flowers that scarcely open.