Diuris palachila R.S.Rogers 1907

Another Flower Angle Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Part Sun ColdLATEWinterSpring

Common Name The Broad Lip Diuris - The Broad Lip Doubletail

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Victoria and South Australia at elevations of 20 to 300 meters as a large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender, glabrous stem carrying 2 to 8, narrowly linear to linear, somewhat lax to setaceous leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 1 to3 flowered inflorescence. This species is a natural hybrid between n D. chryseopsis & D. pardina.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good