A regionally significant species. This species is epiphytic, favouring dry rainforest, wet sclerophyll forests, dry sclerophyll forests, grassy sclerophyll forests, dry sclerophyll woodlands, dunes (including stabilised sands) and riparian (stream-side) areas.
Flowering occurs during spring (September to December). Flowers are green (rarely brown), with reddish-purple throat and yellow labellum mid-lobe, and are carried on an axillary raceme.
Foliage is alternate, clustered, and the leaves are linear to narrow – lanceolate.
Similar species include Dianella species and Lomandra species when these are growing as opportunistic epiphytes.