Diuris chrysantha D. Jones & M.A. Clem. 1987> Photo by Vanessa and Chris Ryan and The Atlas of Living Australia Website

Plant and flowers insitu Photo by Greg and Kerri Steenbeeke and their Orkology Kreations Website


Common Name The Golden Yellow Flower Diuris - The Granite Donkey Orchid

Flower Size .65 to .8" [1.8 to 2 cm]

Found in Queensland and New South Wales, Australia at elevations of 700 to 1000 meters in forests among shrubs and grass as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with 2 leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm], 2 to 7 flowered inflorescence.

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