Diuris venosa Rupp 1926 Photo by Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website


Another Flower in situ

Another Flower Color in situ Photos by Greg Steenbeeke

Part shade Cold LATER spring EARLYwinter

Common Name The Veined Diuris The Goat Orchid - Veined Doubletail

Flower Size .65 to 1" [1.8 to 2.5 cm]

Found in northeastern New South Wales Australia at elevations of 1100 to 1200 meters on grassy slopes or under eucalypts and in open grasslands and herbfields as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a rather robust, dark purplish-red stem 3 to 5, tufted, straight, rather short leaves that blooms in the later spring and early summer on an erect, 4 to 16" [40 cm] long, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescnece


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 35 No 4 1966; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 39 No 10 1970; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide