Diuris corymbosa Lindl. 1840 Photo courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz and their Website

Another Color Form

Another Color Form Photos by Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia


Common Name The Umbell-Like Diuris - The Common Donkey Orchid

Flower Size 1.2" to 1.4" [3 to 3.5 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia at elevations of 50 to 400 meters in open areas of forests among shrubs as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with 2 to 3, linear, erect or lax, conduplicate leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 6 to 16" [15 to 40 cm] long, 1 to 7 flowered inflorescence and 1 to 8 flowers.

Synonyms Diuris longifolia var. corymbosa (Lindl.) Domin 1912; Diuris porrifolia Lindl. 1840

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 6 2006 photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 71 No 1 2006 photo; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as D porrifolia photo good; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;