Diuris aequalis. ex Fitzg. 1876 Photos courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz and their Website


Common Name The Similar Sized Diuris - The Buttercup Doubletail

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in New South Wales Australia in open montane woodlands with a grassy and sparsely shrubby understory at elevations of 100 to 1400 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with ovoid, one end acute tubers giving rise to 3, linear, basally clasping, acute leaves that blooms in the later spring on an erect, 6" [15 cm] long, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with tubular, acuminate floral bracts.


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