Diuris magnifica D.L. Jones 1991

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

Common Name The Grand Diuris - in Australia " Large Pansy Orchid"

Flower Size 1.4 to 2" [3.5 to 5 cm]

Found in Western Australia among grass and low shrubs in shrubby forests in sand at elevations of sea level to 100 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with 2 to 3, conduplicate leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 12 to 24" [30 to 60 cm] long, 3 to 7 flowered inflorecence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001 drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 12 2007 photo fide;