Diuris pulchella D.L. Jones 1991 Photos by Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Another Flower Photo by Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia


Common Name The Beautiful Diuris - The Beautiful Donkey Orchid

Flower Size 1 to 1.2" [2.5 to 3 cm]

Found in Western Australia among shrubs and granite outcropings of coastal headlands at elevations of 5 to 150 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 20" [30 to 50 cm] long, 1 to 5 flowered infloresccnece

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