Diuris praecox D.L.Jones 1991

Inflorescence Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and his Orchid Website

Part sunCold LATEWinter

Common Name The Early Blooming Diuris - The Early Doubletail

Flower Size .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm]

Found in New South Wales as a small to medium sized, deciduous, cold growing terrestrial species found in coastal and near coastal hills and slopes in dense shrubby forests at elevations of 5 to 150 meters with 2 to 3, erect, conduplicate, linear leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, 8 to 16" [20 to 40 cm] long, 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence.


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