S. orchiodes (Sw.) A. Rich. Terrestrial, 20-70 cm tall; stem unbranched, stiffly erect, slender, pubescent, leafless at flowering, sheathed in thin bracts. Leaves few, basal, appearing after flowering, elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate,15-21 cm long, 2.5-4 cm wide, thin; scape bracts lanceolate, to 1.5 cm long. Spikes terminal, many-flowered; sepals unequal, connivent or spreading at tip, yellow-green, often flushed with pink or white on inner surface, pubescent on outer surface; dorsal sepal 13-21 mm long, 3-6 mm wide, the lateral sepals 18-27 mm long, 3-4.5 mm wide; petals salmon-pink, 12-15 mm long; lip lanceolate, clawed, 15-23 mm long, 5.5-9 mm wide, the lateral margins erect, the margins of the claw fleshy and pubescent. Fruits not seen. D'Arcy 4292. Collected once in Rear # 8 Lighthouse Clearing. Flowers in the late dry season and the early rainy season (April to May, rarely as late as August).