Diuris heberlei D.L. Jones 1991 Photo courtesy of Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia

Common Name Heberle's Diuris [Australian Orchid Enthuisiast and Discoverer of species]

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

Found in Western Australia at elevations of sea level to 30 meters among low shrubs in white sands on moist flats in stabilized sand dunes as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with 3 to 5 straight leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, 8 to 20 [20 to 50 cm] long, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence This species has a shorter inflorescence than D drummondii which it has many other simularities

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

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