Diuris bracteata Fitzg. 1891

Photo by The New South Wales Government Environment and Heritage Website

part shade Cold Winter

Common Name The Bracted Diuris

Flower Size .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm]

Found rarely in eastern New South Wales on ridges in shrubby forests on coastal and near coastal hills at elevations of 100 to 350 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with 2, conduplicate leaves that blooms in the winter on a slightly zig-zagged, prominently, curved bracts, 4 to 7.2" [10 to 18 cm] long, 2 to 8 flowered inflorescence


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