Diuris striata Rupp 1943 publ. 1944 Drawing by W H Nicholls


Common Name The Striped Diuris - The Small Purple Donkey Orchid

Flower Size .48 to .8" [1.2 to 2 cm]

Found in New South Wales among grass and rocks in open forests and in grasslands in loamy soils at elevations of 700 to 900 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with 1 to 2, linear, channeled leaves taht blooms in the later spring and early summer on an erect, [20 to 45 cm] long, 1 to 8 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Diuris minor (Benth.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2004; Diuris punctata f. blakneyae F.M.Bailey 1913; Diuris punctata f. striata (Rupp) Clemesha 1969; Diuris punctata var. minor Benth. 1873; Diuris spathulata Fitzg. 1891;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as D punctata f blakneyae drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Diuris minor photo fide;