TIGER ORCHID FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
the Tiger Orchid is a ground orchid from eastern Australia. The flowers are bright yellow with dark reddish brown patches on the dorsal sepal and labellum (the lip). Like other donkey Orchids, the two lateral sepals are narrow and point downwards. Flowers are produced in clusters of up to about six flowers and flowering period is in spring from about October to November. The plant usually produces from one to three narrow grassy leaves that grow to about 50 cm long and about 4 mm wide. The leaves are folded along their length into a "v" shape.
20cm - 60cm
Diuris sulphurea is found in Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania
|Common Name:||Tiger Orchid|
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