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 courtesy ofGreg and Kerri Steenbeeke and their Orkology Kreations Website

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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

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