PANSY ORCHID FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
The Pansy Orchid has a typical Donkey Orchid shape with the two lateral petals sticking up like ears. It is one of most attractive flowering Diuris orchids, and this is reflected in the species name of magnifica. The dorsal sepal is yellow and orange, and the labellum has three lobes with yellow, orange and purple markings. The lateral sepals hang downwards and are narrow and green. Several flowers are produced on each plant. Flowering is in late winter and spring from August to October. The leaves are narrow and grass like, growing from the base of the plant..
woodland, forest, sand plains
Diuris magnifica is found around Perth in Western Australia
|Common Name:||Pansy Orchid|
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