Diuris basaltica D.L.Jones 2006

Another Flower Angle Photos by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Part Sun Cold LATE Winter EARLYSpring

Common Name The Basalt Growing Diuris - The Little Golden Moths

Flower Size .8" [2 cm] or less

Found in Victoria, Australia in relict patches of Kangaroo grass and on basalt outcrops at elevations of 10 to 30 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with 3 to 7, straight leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 2.4 to 8" [6 to 20 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide