Lyperanthus suaveolens

Common name: 

Brown-beaks

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Midlands, Otway Plain, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (DHNPSTWXZ) also Qld, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Near-coastal heaths and woodlands and occasionally in open forest1

Flower description:

Pale green to reddish brown1

Habit:

Terrestrial herb to 40 cm tall1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The basal linear leaf is to 33 cm long, curled inwards with the outer surface green and the inner surface white. Flowers are fragrant with a labellum with a yellow mid-lobe1

Images:
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Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria