Diuris concinna D.L.Jones 1991

Inflorescence Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and his Retired Aussies Orchid Website

Part sunCold LATEWinter EARLIER Spring

Common Name The Elegant Diuris - The Elegant Donkey Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia as a small to medium sized, deciduous, cold growing terrestrial species found in among grass and low shrubs in open forests at elevations of 10 to 150 meters with 3 to 5, conduplicate, straight, linear leaves that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring on an erect, 8 to 16" [20 to 40 cm] long, 1 to 5 flowered inflorescence.

This orchids blooming habit is greating enhanced by summer fires.


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