Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):
Wannon, Grampians, ?Riverina, Midlands, Otway Plain, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (DE?HJKNPSTWXZ) SA, QLD, NSW, Tas
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium
Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):
Shady sites in dry to damp forest and woodland
tea-tree heath 2
Dark purple or greenish-purple
Small orchid to 250 mm
Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):
There are up to 5 purple flowers on a stem. There is a single heart shaped dark green leaf which is purple on the underside 2
Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.