Diuris exitela D.L.Jones 1991 Photo by Julz and Orchids Online Website

Part sunCool LATEWinter EARLIERSpring

Common Name The ? Diuris - The Mount Moffat Doubletail

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

Found in Queensland as a medium to large sized, deciduous, cool growing terrestrial species found in sparse woodlands or sandstone escarpments at elevations of 600 to 1100 meters with 2, erect,conduplicate, linear leaves that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring on an erect, 12 to 28" [30 to 70 cm] long, 2 to 12 flowered inflorescence.


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