Diuris fastidiosa R.S.Rogers 1927 Drawing by W H Nicholls

EARLY

Common Name The Proud Doubletail Diuris

Flower Size 1.5" [3.75 cm]

Found in southeastern Australia at elevations around 150 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cold growing natural hybrid between D. lanceolata D. palustris with a slender, glabrous stem with 2, one loose, elongated, subulate bract, the other short, sheathing bract and carrying 3 to 8, setaceous, slightly twisted, erect leaf that blooms in the winter and early spring on an erect, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Diuris minor (Benth.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2004; Diuris punctata f. blakneyae F.M.Bailey 1913; Diuris punctata f. striata (Rupp) Clemesha 1969; Diuris punctata var. minor Benth. 1873; Diuris spathulata Fitzg. 1891;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide;

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