Pyrorchis D.L.Jones and M.A.Clem.

1 species endemic Aust.; all states and territories except Qld, & NT

Terrestrial herbs with ovoid or globular tubers. Basal leaf solitary; cauline bracts usually 2. Flowers in a terminal raceme, rarely solitary, usually 2–8. Dorsal sepal incurved and hooded, ± deflexed towards the tip; lateral sepals c. as long as but narrower than the dorsal sepal, erect or spreading; petals similar. Labellum much shorter, sessile or almost so, 3-lobed near the base, ± papillose; the lamina with calli, sometimes ridged. Column incurved, c. as long as the labellum, sometimes obscurely winged. Anther erect with 2 sacs; pollinia 2 or 4, granular or mealy.