Diuris amplissima D.L. Jones 1991

Another Color Form

Habitat Photo Photo courtesy of Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia

Common Name The Widest Diuris - The Giant Donkey Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.8" [3 to 4.5 cm]

Found in Western Australia in moist grassy areas in wandoo woodlands and among shrubs in Karri forests at elevations of 30 to 350 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with 2 to 3, conduplicate, leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, 8 to 36" [40 to 90 cm] long, 3 to 7 flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 41 2001 drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide

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