This terrestrial orchid grows in moist areas in open forests and rainforest verges around Brisbane.
The rosette has up to 6 stalked leaves to 100 mm by 30 mm. The flower stem to about 30 cm tall with the flower 20 mm tall. The flower is green with white stripes and fawn towards the tip.
This species can be identified by its green and white flower with a twisted labellum tip. It is similar to Pterostylis hildae, but can be distinguished by its twisted labellum tip, and more obtuse angle of the