Diuris oporina D.L.Jones 1991 Photo by Roger Fryer and Jill Newlandand The North Queensland Plants - Orchidaceae Website

Drawing Drawing by Lewis Roberts and The Wikipedia Website


Common Name The Diuris - In Australia The Autumn Donkey Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm]

Found in Queensland on ridges and slopes in sparse grassy forests at elevations of 700 to 1200 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial with a folded, basally purplish leaf that blooms in the fall on a 8 to 165" [20 to 40 cm] long, 1 to 10 flowered inflorescence


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