Diuris recurva D.L. Jones 1991 Photo by Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Another Flower

Another Plant flower

Inflorescence Photo courtesy of Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia

Common Name The Bent Diuris - The Mini-Donkey Orchid

Flower Size 1/2" to .6" [1.2 to 1.6 cm]

Found in Western Australia at elevations of 50 to 250 meters among dense low shrubs in winter wet heath as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with 1 to 2, conduplicate leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, 8 to 12" [20 to 30 cm] long, 1 to 6 flowered inflorescence.

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

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